The county’s 17-year-old curbside recycling program is scaling way back on items it will accept, in response to China’s refusal to take most recyclable materials from the West.
Beginning Monday, those items and more should be thrown in the trash, said Brian May, the county’s Environmental Services Division manager.
“It’s going to be huge,” May said. “Residents of Marion County are very big recyclers. We know it’s going to be a huge change to our nature.”
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