City, Rumpke Handing Out First Recycling Bins

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Bins similar to these ones will be distributed to about 53,000 homes signed up for Columbus' new residential recycling program.(Photo: Flickr)
Bins similar to these ones will be distributed to about 53,000 homes signed up for Columbus' new residential recycling program.(Photo: Flickr)

The city of Columbus and trash company Rumpke today start handing out tens of thousands of plastic bins for the city’s new free recycling program.

For a look at the program’s goals and its limitations, WOSU’s Steve Brown caught up with Rumpke spokesman Jonathan Kissell. Click the play button above to hear their conversation.

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