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    Recycling Scam Bust in AZ/CA

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    https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/...on/2196078002/


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    Not me! Lol most of all the places that were paying crazy high can and plastics are gone now. Aluminum cans $.65 - $.75, #1 plastic $.15 - $.25 a pound
    Better than the dump!

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    I loved the part where they said they were undercutting the recycling program. The goal was to recycle plastic and they were recycling plastic. What California is complaining about is the 2017 #1 pet recovery rate was 74% and these guys were cutting into the 26% profit slush fund for the politicians. You know there is no way any politician would ever tolerate that.
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