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Are You Resolved to Recycle?

Melissa Gerr

Happy 2019! Have you made your New Year’s resolutions? Is one of them to do a better job recycling? Then you’re tuned to the right spot--We’re about a decade in to single-stream recycling in Maryland … How is the system working? And how are we doing? Is the process cost effective? Is recycling worthwhile? We ask Robert Murrow, recycling coordinator at Baltimore City Department of Public Works, about the business of recycling. Plus, DPW recycling collection employee Roland Weeks Jr. describes realities of the work ... and his colleague Welford Lee Johnson Jr. offers some advice. Original airdate 6.28.18

Visit this link for recycling dos and don'ts in Baltimore County.

Visit this link for recycling dos and don'ts in Baltimore City.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Melissa Gerr is a producer for On the Record. She started in public media at Twin Cities Public Television in St. Paul, Minn., where she is from, and then worked as a field producer for Oregon Public Broadcasting in Portland. She made the jump to audio-lover in Baltimore as a digital media editor at Mid-Atlantic Media and Laureate Education, Inc. and as a field producer for "Out of the Blocks." Her beat is typically the off-beat with an emphasis on science, culture and things that make you say, 'Wait, what?'