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By Michele Smith
The Times 

Recycling Station Nears Completion

Recycling is less cost-effective due to changes in market with China


April 19, 2018

DAYTON – Columbia County’s recycling program will be up and ready to begin receiving mixed paper/newspaper, aluminum, and cardboard as soon as Basin Disposal, Inc. places bins at the county’s new recycling station.

The station is located in a fenced in area slightly north and east of the entrance to the transfer facility on S. Cottonwood St. BDI will place three bins there to receive corrugated cardboard, mixed paper/newspaper, and aluminum, and the site will be monitored by camera.

That’s the good news. The bad news is the market for recyclable materials is becoming unsustainable....

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