Why is the Fountain Recycle Center charging for drop-offs?
Last updated 6/7/2022 at 3:15pm
In all aspects of our life, the cost of living is dramatically rising. Whether it be at the grocery store or the local gas station. Unfortunately, the rise in inflation has also affected the operation of the Fountain Recycle Center.
Over the last ten years, most community recycling centers have closed down due to operational costs.
Another factor for the closures is a lack of businesses involved in the recycling process. Cardboard recycling, the most popular item recycled, was an item that produced revenue for the City of Fountain.
However, since in 2019 the export to, China, the number o...