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Tennessee Recycler to Cease Operations

Tri City Waste Paper Co. Inc. in Kingsport, Tenn., plans to close its operations in March and will stop collecting recyclables on February 15.

A recycler in Northeast Tennessee announced its plans to close its operations in March. According to a Recycling Today report, Tri City Waste Paper Co. Inc. in Kingsport, Tenn., also announced it will stop taking recyclables on February 15.

Tri City Waste Paper Co. Inc., which began operations in 1971, accepted a number of recyclables, including corrugated cardboard, all types of paper, polyethylene terephthalate, high-density polyethylene, low-density polyethylene and aluminum cans.

Recycling Today has more details:

Tri City Waste Paper Co. Inc., Kingsport, Tennessee, plans to close operations on March 15, according to reports from the Bristol Herald Courier newspaper, Bristol, Virginia. The company announced that it will stop taking recyclable materials on Feb. 15.

According to the Bristol Herald Courier, this announcement has forced the town of Abingdon, Virginia, to find a new place to send its recyclable material.

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