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Easton Recycling Program To Begin July 1

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(Credit: AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

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EASTON, Md. (AP) — Easton’s curbside recycling program is set to begin July 1.

The Town Council unanimously voted this week to accept a $1.5 million, five-year bid for biweekly pickup. The program will include businesses that are already served by the town’s trash service.

The Star Democrat of Easton reported that the single-stream program will not require sorting and will collect recyclables including plastic, aluminum, cardboard, newspapers and paper from one container. Residents will be given a 65-gallon can with some 95-gallon containers available for larger households.

BFI Waste will also have four satellite recycling locations for those who want to drop off recyclable materials.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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