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Santa Fe Panel Rejects Idea for Glass Recycling Drop-Off Sites

Santa Fe’s Public Utilities Committee on Wednesday voted 3-2 to reject the Environmental Services Division’s recommendation to create five drop-off locations for glass recycling in the hope that a plan for a true automated single-stream recycling system can be developed.

That doesn’t mean the proposal is dead, however, as it is scheduled to go before the Finance Committee on July 13.

City Councilors Patti Bushee, Bill Dimas and Joe Maestas voted against the proposal, with Bushee and Maestas saying making a decision to go ahead with the plan would be premature.

Cindy Padilla, Environmental Services Division director, presented the proposal and explained why staff was recommending drop-off locations as a better plan than a second option of biweekly curb-side pickup.

Continue reading at the Albuquerque Journal

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