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By Karla Pomeroy
Editor 

Karla's Kolumn: Recycling in Small Town America

Why do people recycle? Some people recycle as their gift to the Earth to help reduce use of fossil fuels for plastics and reduce the loss of trees for paper. Other recycle as a way to keep landfills from filling up.

 

January 13, 2018

Why do people recycle?

Some people recycle as their gift to the Earth to help reduce use of fossil fuels for plastics and reduce the loss of trees for paper.

Other recycle as a way to keep landfills from filling up.

Some recycle as a way to make money, although that reason is not as prevalent as it used to be.

Recycling in Small Town America is not easy. People may have a desire to recycle, for any of the above or other reasons, but opportunities are limited.

The Washakie County Solid Waste Disposal District that operates the Worland landfill accepts corrugated cardboard and office paper. T...



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