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Officials crack down on truckloads of bottles and cans

by Rowan Moore-Gerety, California Report | Take Two

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Aluminum cans are seen compressed before recycling. PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images

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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