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Greene County, N.C., Adopts Recycling Proclamation Neuse News Facebook

Greene County, N.C., Adopts Recycling Proclamation

The measure aims to decrease the number of contaminants from being placed in recycling bins that compromise the quality of materials.

The Greene County, N.C., Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a “Recycle Right NC” proclamation to support a recommitment to recycling within the county.

The measure aims to decrease the amounts of non-recyclable items, or contaminants, from being placed in recycling bins that compromise the quality of recyclable materials. It also creates safety hazards for the employees at the county’s materials recovery facility.

Neuse News has more information:

Single-stream recycling programs that emphasize the collection of cans, bottles, cardboard, paper and other items are becoming the norm in North Carolina communities.

Greene County is next in line.

The Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted a "Recycle Right NC" proclamation that supports a campaign re-commitment to recycling within the county's small communities Monday evening.

Read the full article here.

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