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Eye On The Earth (Recycling Glut ) #345240

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 08, 1992
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(Studio: Ed Bradley) Report introduced.

(Atlanta: Erin Hayes) Growing glut of recycled materials in the US featured; scenes shown of overburdened recycling programs in Seattle, Boston, Alabama, and Saint Louis. [Five PEOPLE, waste hauler Pat GRUNDMEYER - comment on recycling.] [Boston public works Rick INNES - says city is losing money on recycling programs.] Scenes shown of Webster Groves, Missouri, recycling center, which is scheduled to shut down for lack of a market. [Parks and recreation director Mike OPPERMAN - comments on losing money.] Labor-intensive aspects of recycling detailed. [ATAPCO product manager Kerri CLARK - comments on recycled product.] [Natural Resources Defense Council Allen HERSHKOWITZ - says Congress needs to support the consumer goods companies.]

Bradley, Ed;
Hayes, Erin

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