As Foreign Countries Refuse Amreica's Trash, Bay Area Recycling Center Scrambles To Adapt
Now that China stopped taking most recycling from other countries, Bay Area cities are scrambling to find places to send our trash. John Ramos talked to the SF Recology.

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