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By Kate Radford

Solid Waste Board halts plastic recycling for a year


The Lincoln Solid Waste Board has decided to pause plastics recycling for one year, starting July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021.

One of the reasons for the move is the COVID pandemic, said Misty Edwards of the Lincoln Solid Waste Board. “We don’t necessarily want the attendants handling plastic,” she said.

Edwards said the larger reason for the pause in recycling is changes in the mar...

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