Industry Waste Swap

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Many business managers know that recycling is a good way to reduce their landfill costs and improve their public images, but they don’t have the time or the resources to recycle. The “Wastecap” program aims to tackle that problem. It convenes “swap meets” to match up companies that have excess materials with other firms that can give them a second life. New Hampshire Public Radio’s Trish Anderton has an update on this initiative that’s now up and running in at least eight states, from Wisconsin to Nebraska.

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