Buyers for recyclables suddenly hard to find

Steve Foss, president of Curbside Recycling Indefinitely, has tons of cardboard bales stacked up at his company’s property as he waits for prices for the material to rise. In November, cardboard commanded $100 a ton; the price has dropped to $30 a ton now.



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Steve Foss, president of Curbside Recycling Indefinitely, has tons of cardboard bales stacked up at his company’s property as he waits for prices for the material to rise. In November, cardboard commanded $100 a ton; the price has dropped to $30 a ton now.

Large square bales of smashed cardboard and multicolored plastic bottles piling up at a local recycling company aren’t intended to be the latest modern art installation. Though the…




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