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New Recycling Coordinator Aims To Improve Rate

Nevada County’s current waste diversion rate is estimated at 55 to 60-percent, according to the county’s recently hired local recycling coordinator. But the state mandate for cities and counties is 75-percent by 2020. Allison Miller was hired by Waste Management as its first local coordinator in a few years. She used to work for a now-expired program called “Nevada County Recycles”..

click to listen to Allison Miller

Miller says her initial focus for reaching the state mandate is non-residential customers…

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Miller says she’ll also be helping local businesses, mostly large ones, develop a more effective recycling program.

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August 27, 2015


Lots of apt complexs that dont recycle...
Some have been told by wm that the garbage gets separated at the plant?.?.?
Some just stockpile garbage in the driveways, to lazy to co-mingle (which is free) the more you co mingle, less of a garbage bill.
Or Rather leave it for the rats. Thanks neighbors.
Just look around on garbage days you will see who is thinking of our community/environment.

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