Dear Umbra, I am a huge fan of Guinness, often referring to it as Nectar of the Gods. Question is, are the cans with the cool nitrous plastic doohickeys in them recyclable? I've got a bet riding on this with the significant other. Thanks for enlightenment. MelissaDenver, Colo. Dearest Melissa, Yes. Guinness recycling is good for you. That little ball is known as a widget, which is another word for doohickey. It's made of polypropylene, has a small hole, and, during the canning process, gets filled with nitrogen gas and a teeny-tiny bit of Guinness itself. The pressure in the …
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