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Recycling has to make sense in marketplace

January 23, 2014

During their next session, state lawmakers in Minnesota will consider a possible 10-cent refund on all beverage containers....

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Jan-23-14 9:58 PM

Another problem w/ recycling is that most freight is moved by what it weighs. Well, plastic bottles and aluminum cans, unless crushed or shredded weigh very little, but only take up space.

I do not feel it is worth my time and trouble to return the two or three plastic bottles I have per week. Especially since one might be a former bleach container (white) or a shampoo bottle (green), or a plain water bottle (clear).

Lastly, install a chipper/ shredder/ crusher in Fairmont or Blue Earth, I may use it...

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