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Earth Week / Recycling #15201

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 1971
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(Studio) This week Earth Wk.; recycling part of environmental concern.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Alexandria, Virginia) More than 300 municipal incinerators in US; cities spend $4 billion per year to dispose of 186 million tons of American trash.
REPORTER: Bill Downs

(Edmonston, MD) Recycling assembly line created at United States Bureau of Mines Test Center. [Bureau Researcher Max SPENDLOVE - says some refer to plan as Rube Goldberg operation; recycling plan beautiful.] Cities losing $77 million per year by not recycling. [SPENDLOVE - displays recycled products.]
REPORTER: Bill Downs

Reporter(s):
Downs, Bill;
Smith, Howard K.
Duration:
00:02:40

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