Recycling news from New York Times
News about the recycling of waste materials. Commentary and archival information about recycling from The New York Times.
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Plastic garbage collected by a women’s group is being recycled into bricks and used to build schools in West Africa.
They have pledged to help fix U.S. recycling, but for decades the companies have fought against “bottle bills,” which result in more bottles and cans being recycled but are costly for the industry.