Recyclers turn out in force for bimonthly plastics drive

Matt Elsaesser, city commissioner and executive director of SAVE, uses a shovel to push clear plastic trays into a compactor Saturday at the nonprofit’s January Aluminum/Plastics Drive.--Eve Byron

Matt Elsaesser, city commissioner and executive director of SAVE, uses a shovel to push clear plastic trays into a compactor Saturday at the nonprofit’s January Aluminum/Plastics Drive.–Eve Byron

“This is awesome, being able to recycle the plastics. Before this there was no way to do it,” she said. “The only thing that would make it better is to see it continue so we could take stuff here every day. I have a family of five, so we end up with a lot of plastic in two months.”

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