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Springfield Facility Cites 1 Million Tons Recycled, $62 Million Saved for WMass Communities

Now in its 25 year of service, the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility has diverted 1 million tons of recyclables from ending up in a landfill or from incineration, saved the Western Massachusetts communities $62 million in avoided dumping costs, and earned communities over $14.5 million in revenues from the sale of materials.

This according to Greg Superneau, assistant solid waste manager, as he recently released the figures in a guest editorial written for The Republican.

Continue reading at MassLive.com

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