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New Recycling Program in Augusta, Me., Exceeding Expectations

The city’s new single-sort, drop-off recycling program is exceeding expectations in its first month, though officials speculate the program is not yet prompting residents who weren’t recycling already to start.

Four large steel roll-off containers, each full of about two tons of residents’ unsorted recyclables, have been trucked to an ecomaine processing center in Portland as part of the new single-sort drop-off recycling program. The city is trying it for six months to see how it goes.

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