Take Two for August 27, 2013

Officials crack down on truckloads of bottles and cans

HONG KONG-THEME-RECYCLING

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Aluminum cans are seen compressed before recycling.

Trafficking in nickels and dimes may not seem profitable. But people from out-of-state are bringing recyclable cans and bottles into California by the truckload to earn the bottle deposit on top of the price for scrap.

From the California Report, Rowan Moore-Gerety has the story.


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