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Bakery busted for bread recycling

Original post made on Mar 18, 2013

After promising a $1,000-a-day fine on Esther's German Bakery for using a private company to recycle old bread, the city now says such recycling operations will be allowed in the city.

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Posted by Karen
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Mar 18, 2013 at 10:27 am

I hope they make the right call on this one. Reuse should absolutely be not only tolerated, but encouraged- with no fee to anyone!

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Posted by William Symons
a resident of Waverly Park
on Mar 19, 2013 at 3:56 am

If Recology didn't have the sole contract on the city's refuse and recycling, that might allow for a better market for things they dont want; like bread, styrofoam, and all the other recyclable plastics they refuse, that just end up in the dump anyway.