Growing Number Of Cities Suspending Recycling Programs Over Rising Costs | NBC Nightly News Growing Number Of Cities Suspending Recycling Programs Over Rising Costs | NBC Nightly NewsEvery week, residents of Casa Grande Arizona put their garbage on the curb and these trucks coming to scoop it up. Business-As-Usual right but something’s, missing, just off this route, there’s evidence of a painful, a blue vein graveyard proof to hear curbside recycling is all but dead. In Casa Grande is 1600 tonnes that used to be recycled every year now end up in the landfill for more than 30 years recycling program, recyclable cans papers in plastic. It all comes right here to be mixed in with the rest of the garbage.
It was not a decision that was made lightly. Last Summer the city was forced to dump recycling the China stop buying sustainable materials from the US, causing recycling companies to dramatically Booth prices on City programs. Casa Grande Public Works director says the cost of keeping the service was to catastrophic. Unless we increase the East, where residents we weren’t going to be able to continue the program programs across the country, more than 50 municipalities have suspended curbside recycling and programs in every state.
Dyer ripple effect from spiking cost to plastic sandpaper being rejected and swelling. Landfills are belching up gallons of methane gas, directly fueling climate change. This is an epidemic. The collapse of recycling is coming out time when we can’t afford environmentally for it collapse School. Taking the thousands of pounds he collects directly to a recycling center every time I put a bottle in there and I recycle it and as little as it is that’s what I’ll hold onto so. For now, it’s on the shoulder kitties look for cheaper options.
Everybody needs to keep trying, no matter what you hear, do not give up on recycling recycling ABC News fans thanks for checking out our YouTube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and think about any of the videos over here to watch.More than 50 municipalities across the U.S. are no longer able to afford curbside recycling programs due to skyrocketing prices after China stopped accepting American trash. As a result, tons of recyclables are being dumped in landfills, which contribute to climate change.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC
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