Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV and the Watertown Daily Times present More to the Story: Recycling, airing on WPBS-TV on Sunday, April 21 at 6:30pm, rebroadcasting on Saturday, April 27 at 4:00pm, and streaming online at watch.wpbstv.org. Watertown Daily Times journalist, Abe Kenmore, with additional reporting by Sue Mendez, speaks to officials and business people in St. Lawrence, Jefferson, and Lewis Counties to learn about how each of them is handling the problem of recycling in today’s market. The article will run in the Watertown Daily Times on Sunday, April 21 and online at WatertownDailyTimes.com.

Within the past two years, China and other Asian countries have changed the markets in America by dramatically reducing the amount of recycling they buy from the United States. This, along with other factors, has contributed to rising costs for consumers, as it now costs money to dispose of recyclables that used to be sold for profits. The changes have impacted county government, local business, and residents of the North Country. This edition of More to the Story takes a look into the world of recycling, the difficulties facing the current market, and the future of recycling going forward.

More to the Story: Recycling is sponsored by Advanced Business Systems.

About More to the Story
More to the Story is a public affairs program produced by WPBS-TV in collaboration with the Watertown Daily Times. WPBS-TV producers team up with Watertown Daily Times reporters to bring unprecedented value and depth to topics affecting the region. Each More to the Story episode features two components; an article in the Sunday edition of the Watertown Daily Times and at WatertownDailyTimes.com and a video component, airing on WPBS-TV on Sunday’s at 6:30pm and available online at watch.wpbstv.org.

WPBS-TV is a non-profit public television station serving approximately 650,000 households throughout Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. WPBS-TV’s mission is to educate, entertain and inform our two-nation audience through superior local and national content and media engagement in order to enhance the lives of those it serves. More information about WPBS is available at www.wpbstv.org, or by following WPBS on Twitter and Facebook.


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