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Resource ID: #16228
Subject: Waste Disposal
Source: News 12 Long Island (Woodbury, N.Y.)
Date: Nov. 15, 1999



News 12 Long Island reports that "recycling is a badge of honor for the Town of Islip. Ever since Islip's notorious garbage barge made headlines in the 1980s, the Long Island town has established a reputation as a leader in waste disposal and recycling efficiency. ...(but) Islip may not deserve that reputation. ..not only did the Town regularly dump recyclable plastic collected from its citizens, but it did so illegally in the Town landfill...."

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