Residents of Eureka pay to have recyclables removed, because the city requires it, since most people are to lazy to lift a finger to recycle. This has reduced our trash volume considerably.
Unfortunately, the thieves reduce the value of our recycling, because they skim all of the good stuff (aluminum, and bottles with redemption value).
"Imagine the Humboldt economy if it was tied to the rest of the world north-south and east-west by rail"
And imagine if we had all of the redwoods to cut down once again, and the fish populations of yore. Let's just crack open another can of Coors and dream on.
In Print This Week:
Oct 16, 2014
vol XXV issue 42
The North Coast Journal Weekly
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