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Lack of Recycling Costs Albuquerque Thousands in Fees

Article-Lack of Recycling Costs Albuquerque Thousands in Fees

Albuquerque's Solid Waste Management Department said not recycling could cost the city thousands.

The city has an agreement with a local recycler to bring in 3,200 tons of paper, plastic, and cardboard a month. When the city falls short, it has to pay out a shortage fee.

That's why officials launched its "Two More Pounds" campaign in May, asking residents to recycle two more pounds each week.

So far there has been mixed results.

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