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Recycling now a moneymaker in these New Hampshire towns

Denise Cumings, crew chief, stands in front of a bale of recycling at the Hooksett Transfer Station. (Mara Hoplamazian/NHPR)
Denise Cumings, crew chief, stands in front of a bale of recycling at the Hooksett Transfer Station. (Mara Hoplamazian/NHPR)

When China stopped taking many recyclables from the U.S. a few years ago, many towns around the country scrambled for markets to sell their recyclable goods. Some even shut down.

But the market for recyclables has improved. Mara Hoplamazian of NHPR went to a number of dumps in New Hampshire to find out why.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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