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Just 1 in 10 Indianapolis Residents Recycle. Why is That?

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Indianapolis Star, November 3, 2012

Since 2008, Indianapolis has striven to be the greenest city in the Midwest. But with a curbside recycling rate of 10% and an incinerator contract that requires 300,000 tons of combustible trash a year, the city has had difficulty achieving its goal.  ILSR President Neil Seldman was interviewed for this piece on the state of Indianapolis’ recycling and offered several insights for how the City can improve its program.

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