NPR Discovers the High Costs of Recycling

NPR Discovers the High Costs of Recycling

Inquiring minds — especially newcomers to Nashville — often wonder about the city’s recycling program. Now, spurred by a question submitted to WPLN’s Curious Nashville, there’s some news about an expansion of glass recycling and an explanation of its history here.

And since it’s hard to capture the query any better, here’s how listener (and local reporter) Cari Wade Gervin phrased it:

You can recycle glass curbside in Chattanooga, Memphis, and Knoxville, but not here. What gives?
The answer — diplomatic and detailed — comes from Jenna Smith, spokeswoman for Metro Public Works. (continue reading)

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