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Re: [greenyes] Recycling bins at post offices
Our local post offices have recently requested information on smaller garbage container rates and recycling options in order to prepare a cost-benefit analysis.  The employee I spoke with estimated that 90 percent of their trash was recyclable paper (given the inclusion of junk mail in our recycling program).  The post offices had previously avoided recycling because it was their impression that sorting would be too much of a hassle for employees that were already strapped for time.    

I don't know if they will be taking advantage of the recycling opportunities available to them, and if so, whether or not they will make recycling available to their patrons.

Megan Stein
Recycling Coordinator 
Newberg Garbage & Recycling Service
PO Box 1000, Newberg, OR 97132
(503) 538-1388 
(503) 538-1383 (fax)
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: keith mcdonald 
  To: greenyes@no.address 
  Sent: Friday, January 16, 2004 3:14 PM
  Subject: [greenyes] Recycling bins at post offices

  I heard that they are thinking of putting recycling bins at all post offices 
  for junk mail and other discarded mail  has any post office started doing 
  this your thoughs on this idea I get lots of unwanted mail a year and think 
  it is a wonderfull thing . Thanks Keith McDonald

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