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Waste Management builds trash-sorting MRF near Oakland

Published: April 18, 2017
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Construction progress on Waste Management’s Alameda County facility as of February 2017. Photo credit: CalRecycle

An operation in California estimated to cost more than $120 million will extract plastics and other recoverable material from municipal solid waste. But it’s not aimed at replacing curbside recycling collection.

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Group says 10 percent of California redemption centers closed this year

Published: April 5, 2016
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California Flag / Joseph_Sohm, ShutterstockCalifornia has under-subsidized its container redemption centers to the tune of $43 million in recent years, leading a significant number of them to close, according to the Container Recycling Institute.

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