Sunday, September 2, 2007

Recycling under cost pressure in Delaware

The state of Delaware's curbside and drop-off recycling program is attracting more users but it's also approaching a budgetary shortfall of $9 million which has officials looking at ways to streamline costs without cutting existing programs.

Among the options under review is a move to biweekly instead of weekly curbside collections and a shift to a "single stream" system which would eliminate the need for separate containers for various types of recyclable materials at drop-off locations.

For more details, see today's News Journal story.

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