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Increased Fuel Costs Impact Waste And Recycling Businesses

Something weve all be thankful for and appreciate this holiday season are lower fuel prices According to Purdue University the national average for regular unleaded gasoline was 261 on Dec 12 12 lower than last year at this time And Wally Tyner Purdue University energy economist says those prices could drop even lower He noted that crude oil prices have fallen 45 over the past few months enough to increase the US gross domestic product about 1 percent That is significant considering

As fuel prices increase waste and recycling businesses are taking a hit. The uptick in cost has pushed many of these businesses to heighten the charges associated with their service, which could greatly impact the number of users.


This problem comes alongside inflation across the United States and is expected to continue. Though potentially threatening to the waste and recycling businesses, there are a few possible solutions or mitigation tactics. 


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