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As the county takes recycling to the next level, will it toss out the group that started it all?

Used to be only hippies recycled. Back in 1971, when a ragtag crew of AmeriCorps volunteers and conscientious objectors (including current Assemblyman Wes Chesbro) launched the Arcata Community Recycling Center, hauling in your empties was like another form of protest -- a…

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