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Single stream recycling plan could bring economic boost to Marion County

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Residents in Marion County may no longer need to separate their recyclable items. A new single stream recycling plan is still being negotiated. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Lauren Nunez reports on this new service and the possible economic advantages it could bring.

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