The recycling game is rigged against consumers

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Americans were not set up for success in recycling plastics. Even before China stopped accepting plastic refuse from abroad, 91 percent of potentially recyclable plastic in the U.S. ended up...

Bales of recycled materials at Republic Services, one of the largest waste managers in the country, in Seattle, May 11, 2018. Plastics and papers from dozens of American cities and towns are being dumped in landfills after China stopped recycling most “foreign garbage.” (Copyright 2018 Wiqan Ang/The New York Times)

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