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Bristol nets $27K in recycling profits

Bristol nets $27K in recycling profits

Bristol recycled nearly 2,000 tons of material last year, earning more than $27,000, a profit that could be much higher if the town boosted its recycling rate. Rhode Island Resource Recovery recently distributed checks to the 39 cities and towns in the state for profits realized from the sale of recyclables. The municipal share of

Bristol Town Councilman Tim Sweeney and a Bristol Recycles volunteer collect styrofoam during Amnesty Day at the transfer station, hosted by the Bristol Department of Public Works and Bristol Recycles.

Letter: Amnesty Day loads trucks with recyclable waste

To the Editor, We want to thank the Bristol residents for joining us in making last Saturday’s Bristol Recycles – DPW Amnesty Day a huge success! Here are just a few examples of what you helped defer from the landfill: •    You filled 3 dump trucks with old paint. •    You filled 1 dump truck