California’s UBC recycling at new high

Nov 18, 2013 | 05:31 PM | Nathan Laliberte

Tags  aluminum UBC, used beverage container, California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, CalRecycle, CRV, Mark Oldfield, Nathan Laliberte

NEW YORK — California’s aluminum used beverage container (UBC) recycling rate reached a record-high 107 percent in the first six months of this year, according to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle).

UBC recycling jumped from 90 percent in the second half of last year, while overall beverage container recycling—including glass and plastics—increased 16 points to 93 percent in the same comparison, according to CalRecycle.....

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