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Original post made on May 20, 2019

Local garbage-processing centers face new challenges because of a change in China's policy on accepting recycling, which severely restricts the type and purity level of material that can be shipped there for processing.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, May 17, 2019, 8:14 AM

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Posted by Philip Freeman
a resident of another community
on May 20, 2019 at 2:40 pm

Your Article states that a company processes 500k tons of waste and finds 80k tons of recyclable materials (which I calculate as 16%,) and then later states that the "recover rate has fallen from 92% to 88%."

What exactly is a recovery rate?

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