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Dallas Considers Recycling Mandate for Commercial Businesses

July 3, 2019

Via: Waste360

Dallas officials are considering whether to enforce commercial businesses to begin recycling as the city pursues its zero waste goals.

According to a Dallas News report, city officials are in the process of discussing how to enforce such an ordinance and how heavily the city should regulate recycling. The report also notes that Dallas is well behind city hall’s zero waste goals, which call for diverting 85 percent of the city’s waste by 2040. The city’s McCommas Bluff Landfill is on track to fill to capacity in 35 years.

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