Recycled Materials

Used plastic bottles for recycling.
Mike Colgan
February 26, 2020 - 11:58 am
Most plastic can’t be recycled, because of food, garbage or other waste still on the container. However, some San Jose city councilmembers are now lobbying to build a plant that can handle those dirty plastics.
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4/12/2006 - File photo dated 12/4/2006 of plastic at a recycling bay at BIFFA recycling plant in Beaumont Leys in Leicestershire. Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste within 25 years as she unveils the Government
Recycling Plant (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Margie Shafer
May 17, 2018 - 4:06 pm
Earlier this month China stopped accepting imports of U.S. recycled materials until June 4. KCBS Radio's Margie Shafer reports local officials are being forced to send intended recyclables to the landfill.
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