Monthly Archives: July 2018

Minnesota Recycling Efforts choked by Chinese import cutbacks

China has almost entirely stopped buying recycled material, which is rattling recycling bins halfway around the world in Minnesota. Industry experts say the unsold material is backing up, recyclers are losing money, and consumers are facing higher costs and new …
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Minnesota Recyclers scrambling in wake of Chinese restrictions

China no longer wants to buy the wastepaper, plastic and other material that’s tossed into recycling bins in the United States, and the effect of that ban is rippling across Minnesota. Deprived of the biggest overseas customer for American recyclables, …
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