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Holiday Waste Glut Illustrates the Challenges Posed by California’s Waste Reduction Goals

January 5, 2018

Via: Waste360

A report from KAZU about how much extra waste gets generated during the holiday months illustrates the broader challenges California is facing in attempting to divert waste from landfills.

By the year 2020, California aims to keep 75 percent of its waste out of landfills.

But a good portion of what should be recyclable gets spoiled because residents aren’t properly sorting their trash.

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