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Pierce County's recycling center marks record high for items marketed

A new record high for the amount of recyclables marketed by Pierce County's recycling center last year is among information in the annual report about the center from the solid waste department.

In 2010, the department established a yearly record high for recyclable materials marketed at 4,949 tons. That compares with 4,813 tons in 2009, an increase of 136 tons.

New record highs for incoming recyclable materials received at 5,108 tons and recyclable materials processed at 5,073 tons were also reported for last year.

Read more in the print version of the Herald June 8.

Bill Kirk

Bill Kirk was editor of the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, from 1988 to February, 2015 and is now on staff as a reporter. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.

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