Recycling remains a priority

Despite challenges in the recycling industry, Wyoming Waste Systems remains committed to recycling, according to Michelle Foote, Rock Springs site manager for WWS.

She said the company looked into building a facility to sort recyclable materials in Rock Springs, but said it was ultimately deemed economically unfeasible. She also said Pacific Steel and Recycling has stopped accepting cardboard, saying the price per ton has dropped from approximately $70 a ton five months ago to about $10 a ton currently.

Foote said WWS has shifted to working with the Ray Lovato Recycling Center in Rock Springs...


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