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    extremely interesting.

    What do you do with all that used plastic bottles up there?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bieniek View Post
    extremely interesting.

    What do you do with all that used plastic bottles up there?
    Well, in New Jersey we have mandatory recycling laws. Twice a month pickup makes it pretty easy. Plus each township has a local recycling center open six days a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wikipedia View Post
    The quantity of post-consumer plastics recycled has increased every year since at least 1990, but rates lag far behind those of other items, such as newspaper (about 80%) and corrugated fiberboard (about 70%).[25] Overall U.S. post-consumer plastic waste for 2008 was estimated at 33.6 million tons; 2.2 million tons (6.5%) were recycled and 2.6 million tons (7.7%) were burned for energy; 28.9 million tons, or 85.5%, were discarded in landfills
    650,000,000 bottles, Hienz only

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    There is quite a few places that don't have any recycling programs, but that is changing slowly. Most usually end up in land fills.

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