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Pawtucket increases its recycling

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Pawtucket's new recycling program is reaping rewards.
The program that began last summer continues to see the recycling tonnage increase and the amount of trash sent to the landfill decrease.
Before the aggressive recycling begin in the city, the rate was 17.5 percent, compared to the current 23.4 percent of participants.
To continue the effort, recycling carts are now being installed a city ball fields.
Pawtucket is recycling 25 percent more than last year.
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