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City Council Delays Vote On Future Of Houston’s Recycling Program

City Council Delays Vote On Future Of Houston’s Recycling Program

The Houston City Council has again delayed a vote on a new contract with Waste Management for its curbside recycling service.

At issue is how the city is going to pay for the about $3 million more per year.

If it can’t come up with the money and the council doesn’t approve the new contract, Houstonians won’t have their recyclables picked up at the curb anymore.

The old contract just expired, but Mayor Sylvester Turner said he and Waste Management extended it for two weeks to find a compromise.

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