commercial trash missing from Norman recycling programs

From Voices of Oklahoma:

Norman residents have shown they care what happens to their trash. Seventy-two percent of Normanites voted for curbside recycling, and the percentage of participating householdsĀ  has been unusually high since the program began last year.

However, a large gap remains in the waste being recycled in Norman. While businesses are able to recycle cardboard for a fee, Norman has no commercial recycling services for plastic, glass, or aluminum. Some Norman Citizens, including workers and business owners, would like these services expanded. But with the state of the world economy, the value of recyclable materials has been in steep decline, making it increasingly difficult for municipalities to exchange the recyclables for cash.

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