Monday, October 17, 2011

Recycling expands in Delaware despite weak economy

Photo: Jennifer Corbett/The News Journal
An industrial-scale sorting center for cans, bottles and other wastes is preparing to open in the Southbridge section of Wilmington, DE and the Delaware Solid Waste Authority next week will consider four proposals for operation of a sorting center at the city's Delaware Recycling Center. 

It's not what you might expect in a down economy, but the prices that manufacturers are paying for recycled  paper, plastic and metals has rebounded from recession levels a few years ago and Delaware's year-old mandatory curbside recycling law is also helping to drive the recycling recovery.

The News Journal's Jeff Montgomery delivers the encouraging environmental news today in:
Recycling efforts to expand

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