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California officials bust pair of container redemption scams

Published: October 18, 2016
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Sacramento_Reno_Recycling_Fraud_JuneEleven people were arrested over the summer in two separate fraud investigations by the California Department of Justice (CDOJ). The suspects are accused of trying to illegally redeem out-of-state beverage containers under the California Redemption Value program.

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Future may hold more ‘compostable’ claim lawsuits

Published: February 14, 2017
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BiodegradablePlastic products sold in California with “biodegradable” and “compostable” printed on their labels cost Walmart nearly $1 million in a settlement earlier this month.

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City says shuttered MRF needs $2.2 million investment

Published: April 11, 2017
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Ann Arbor, Mich. recyclingAnn Arbor, Mich. may be trucking its single-stream material to a materials recovery facility in Ohio for the foreseeable future. That’s because it isn’t ready to invest more than $2 million into its MRF, which is in need of repairs and upgrades.

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