The complexities of county recycling


Shown is the air curtain burner located at the landfill in Mariposa. Submitted photoEditor’s note: This is the final in a three-part series of stories.
Last week we examined how international policies can impact our ability to recycle locally. China’s decision to ban the import of recycled mixed paper from U.S. recyclers (aka, the National Sword), has caused the bottom to drop out of our recycling market.
A similar planned move by India to ban imports of mixed (recycled) plastic in 2020 will li...

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