New program doubles recycling

Single-stream system boosts monthly pickup to 1,500 tons

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 3 a.m.

Larry Clark grabs plastic items Friday from a fast-moving conveyor belt at Waste Management’s recycling facility on Sloan Drive in Little Rock.

More than 1,500 tons of recycling are collected each month at the Materials Recovery Facility near the Little Rock Port.

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Arkansas, Pages 13 on 12/09/2012