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Roanoke, Va., Launches Single-Stream Recycling

Article-Roanoke, Va., Launches Single-Stream Recycling

Antonio Johnson was recycling long before the city delivered his new, bright blue container, but he likes the new single-stream recycling program, and was happy to see it start.

I'm impressed with it," Johnson told WDBJ7 Monday morning. "I love the way they got it going. Everything goes in one trash can. It's better... than having to separate everything out."

City trucks will collect recyclables every other week, on the same day as normal trash collection.

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