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It’s a common item most of us canada goose canada goose clearance sale outlet nyc get every time we go to the store, but if you’re a resident of Cape canada goose outlet in usa Girardeau now it can’t even go into your recycling bin.

Trash bags, newspaper sleeves, and plastic shopping bags have been recycled in Cape Girardeau for years but are now off the accepted city recycling list.

College student Maddie McClintock has been recycling in Cape Girardeau for years was surprised by the change.

« We do use plastic bags and Canada Goose sale I think it’s sad that now you can’t recycle them because now they’re going to be in landfills, » she said. « It seems like there would be so many options and recycled materials you could make the bags into. »

Cape’s assistant public works director, Stan Polivick says the recycling marketplace has dramatically changed in the last few months, canada goose outlet canada goose new york city especially for sorters like the canada goose outlet company they use in St. Louis.

« It’s canada goose outlet jackets costing them five times as much to get the recycled products sorted out sufficiently so the overseas users will take them, » Polivick said. Those costs are going to end up getting passed to their customers, then that comes to us, and we are faced with do we eat that or does that pass onto our residents. »

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« The products they receive from America need to be not mixed up, » Polivick said. « If it’s supposed to be cardboard, they want it to be all Canada Goose Jackets cardboard. If they want it to be all good plastic they want it to be all good plastic, and at this point trash canada goose outlet toronto factory bags, shopping canada goose outlet uk bags the other thin plastic materials just aren’t considered recyclable. »

Polivick says they will be getting the word out through canada goose jacket outlet education and doing Canada Goose Online your part will help keep the Canada Goose Outlet city recycling program affordable.

« If each user will do a little bit on their end, it makes a lot of difference on our end, » Polivick said. « That keeps the program going, it keeps the products recycled. They are saving themselves money, the better job they do of canada goose outlet reviews keeping the unwanted items out of the recycle stream. That has a direct correlation to us not having to raise their canada goose uk outlet cost. ».


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