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By David Martin

Recycling bins dumped at landfill


Recyclable materials Green River residents sort and set aside in their recycling containers may not wind up at a recycling facility. Recycling bins from Wyoming Waste Systems are being taken to the landfill outside of Rock Springs, according to Solid Waste District No. 1’s director.

“What we’ve seen are bins they’ve used for recycling come through,” Kevin Herman, the solid waste district’s general manager said.

Wyoming Waste Systems did not respond to requests for comment as of press time.

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