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By Terrie Schmidt-Crosby
The Record 

Odessa's recycling costs explode


Last updated 1/27/2021 at 3:20pm

ODESSA – Odessa Public Works Director Rod Webster reported that the town’s coffers might soon be bankrupted by the rising costs of the recycling program provided to Odessa residents at the town’s expense. A fee is charged to the town each time a full bin is removed and replaced with an empty bin. Webster said that the average rate of bin replacement was about once a month until fairly recently, when it began averaging about twice a month. What really worried Webster, however, was the photo shown here, taken by town employee Jim Williams, showing a bin packed full and overflowing onto...

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