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How Maine is transforming who pays for recycling

For years, Americans have been encouraged to recycle, but global changes to the market for recycled material has led to a realization that just because that symbol is on the package or it’s placed in a blue bin, doesn’t necessarily mean a used product will go on to have a second life. Hari Sreenivasan reports from Maine on a new law – the first in the nation – that advocates are hoping transforms the way the state recycles.

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