Recycling Challenges with Waste Management New England

In recent year, more and more household items that should be trash have ended up in recycling bins. China and other countries that convert recycled items into useful products are pushing back against sorting American trash from recyclables. 

Waste disposal companies like the locally-based Waste Management New England are cracking down on what items they will take and what items they won’t take in recycling bins. Recycling Director Chris Lucarelle joined Carrie Saldo to discuss these recycling challenges and the impact the new rules will have on western Mass.