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Thursday, September 19, 2013

The Resident: Recycling now goes to landfills

The Resident: Recycling now goes to landfills
Sept 19, 2013 | RTAmerica

The US has been exporting millions of tons of recyclables to China, but China's Operation Green Fence has put an end to much of that. It was implemented to curb the growth of China's huge garbage mountains. But the US doesn't have an industry to recycle much of its own waste. As a result, much of our recyclables now ends up in landfills. The Resident (aka Lori Harfenist) discusses.


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