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What Would the Community Think?

What Would the Community Think?

Local opposition to new projects and expansions remains a constant thorn for the waste and recycling industry.

The waste and recycling industry hates the “N” word: NIMBY, the acronym standing for “not in my back yard,” is that frequent, emotional civic challenge faced by companies and governments whenever they attempt to construct or expand landfills, compost facilities, transfer stations and just about anything else related to waste and recycling. Whether it’s siting, operating, expanding or even closing a facility, operators typically face a range of community conce

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