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Learn how to recycle difficult items

Lynn recycled, 22.8 tons of bottles, cans and paper through September 2017. However, there is a lot that goes on behind the scenes. Items such as fluorescent lightbulbs, cleaning chemicals, oils, greases and electronics cannot be thrown in the trash and r...

Facts about litter: Did you know?

• Last year, taxpayers spent nearly $11 billion cleaning up litter across the U.S., 10 times more than the cost of trash disposal. (North Carolina alone spent $15 million and removed 7.5 million pounds of just roadside litter. That’s equivalent...