Claims about truckloads of recyclables ending up in landfills have been misleading.
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Why Can’t Chicago Recycle?
A world-class city, a “green” mayor—what’s the problem? Insiders say the city’s budget woes are only part of the story.
More Ridiculousness on City Recycling
A pair of aldermen want to fine suburbanites who drop their recyclables in the city. What are they thinking?
The city’s taking a few more steps toward growing a recycling culture
City officials are working on their latest plan to get more people recycling–though they’ve never bothered to enforce the recycling laws already on the books.
Trash and Cash
The lousy economy means it’s costing Chicago taxpayers more to recycle, but city officials are vowing to press on.