Phil Bobel, Palo Alto's assistant director of Public Works, talks about the uncertainty facing the city's recycling operation since China has become unwilling to buy recycled items that are considered "contaminated." Palo Alto Weekly Editor Jocelyn Dong and Associate Linda Taaffe explore the impacts of the change and ways that cities are responding. Read the story here. Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.
• City staff: Palo Alto needs residents to do better job of sorting, cleaning recyclables
• Guest Opinion: Recycling a 'good deed' that punishes southeast Asia
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