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Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

Original post made on Jul 11, 2011

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million deficit in the city's Refuse Fund, the newsworthy discussion focused on the idea of closing the Recycling Center in the Baylands.

Read the full editorial here Web Link posted Friday, July 8, 2011, 2:26 PM

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Posted by single bin user
a resident of Crescent Park
on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am

This shouldn't be a flat fee. This should be a user-pays model. And it should apply to recycling in the same way it applies to trash. It's extraordinary that a residence with 2 recycling cans is going to pay the same as a family with one. A flat fee isn't equitable and isn't justifiable.


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