Why does my business have to pay for recycling when it is picked up from my house for free?

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Some recycling and solid waste facilities are temporarily closed, operating with reduced hours, or accepting a limited range of materials – please call ahead. Consider delaying your visit to facilities unless absolutely necessary by storing dry recyclables and other items at home temporarily.

Residential recycling collection is not free; it is funded through tax dollars or municipal utility bills. Most municipalities do not offer similar services for businesses. This allows each company to determine their individual recycling needs with a private waste collection company. Hiring a recycling company may even reduce the cost of your business's garbage disposal.

Phone the RCBC Recycling Hotline for companies that provide business recycling services in your area.

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