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First Year Of Curbside Recycling In City Hailed As A Success

July 23rd, 2015 by WCBC Radio

The city of Cumberland has completed its first year of free curbside recycling and every indication is that the program has been a tremendous success. Burgmeier’s Hauling Inc. of Altoona, Pa., implemented the recycling program last July 1. Raquel Ketterman, environmental specialist for the city, provided an overview during Tuesday’s city council meeting, with year-end statistics showing 144 tons of co-mingled, plastic, metal and glass, and 162 tons for the mixed papers. City Administrator Jeff Rhodes talked about the savings the city has realized from the recycling program…


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