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[GreenYes] Cost effectiveness: Recycle stations - incineration
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jonathan M Cole" <>
Sent: Friday, August 02, 2002 6:17 PM
Subject: web site_question

> Chris,
>       I was at my recycle  station and was told that food containers
> (card board boxes) are to be just pitched into the garbage. The reasoning
> was that there was not enough money to be made for the recycle station.
> How much of recycling is money related (if it is cost effective,
> recycling corporations will recycle?).
>       I have been told that the waste going to the transfer station In my
> home state of Washington goes to Oregon to be incinerated. Is this true
> and if so is this a sound method of disposal as far as air quality is
> concerned.
>   Thank you,
> Jon Cole

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