The IRE website will be unavailable while we complete routine maintenance on Friday, September 17 from 8-10 am CT.
IRE favicon


Resource ID: #10613
Subject: Environment
Source: Newsday (New York)



New York Newsday found that a large protion of the waste plastic collected by the City of New York is exported overseas, at the expense of mom-and-pop plastic recylcers in the US. The municipal recycling facilities are under no contractual obligation to ensure that all plastic is recycled. As a result, the state attorney general began an investigation into the validity of recycling claims made by plastic manufacturers, Jan. 2, 1994.

141 Neff Annex   |   Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
apartmentpenciluserscalendar-fullcrossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram