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To recycle or not to recycle?

Town Council weighs costs versus benefits

ODESSA – The Odessa Town Council met April 26 in the community center with a full complement of council members but missing Mayor Bill Crossley. Mayor pro tem Kelly Watkins chaired the meeting.

After dealing with financial matters, the council discussed the recycling program provided to the town by Lincoln County. The Town of Odessa pays for this program to the tune of about $390/week for the cardboard pickup alone. Reports from some council members indicated that there was currently no real market for cardboard and that most or all of it ends up in landfills anyway. The consensus of the counc...


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