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Pa. communities consider ways to handle recycling costs

Three municipalities in northeastern Pennsylvania are taking various approaches to address the rising cost of recycling. The city of Wilkes-Barre is switching from single-stream to dual-stream recycling, meaning that cardboard and paper will be separated from glass, aluminum and plastic; Newport Township may follow the borough of Kingston in requiring residents to recycle glass at a drop-off center; and Kingston and Wilkes-Barre are both charging more for recycling.

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