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By Roger Dey
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Trash in recycling bins creating headaches for Solid Waste District

 

September 30, 2021

Roger Dey

The box and plastic wrap from a queen-sized mattress fill the corner of the paper recycling bin near the Lincoln Senior Center.

The future of recycling in Lincoln is in jeopardy as people continue to fill the paper and can bins near the Lincoln Senior Center with non-recyclable material, or with material that can be taken to the transfer site for recycling.

Currently, Lewis and Clark County contracts with Republic Services for the paper and can recycling bins in town, while a cardboard recycling bin is located at the Li...



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