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Alachua County Recycling Efforts Persevere Despite Declining Market

Alachua County had an overall recycling rate of 68% in 2018, ranking third-highest in Florida. But Klugh said the public waste department must continue to educate residents about what should and should not be recycled – especially since the market for recyclables is down.

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Clean Creek Annual Trash Cleanup Collects More Waste Than All Previous Years Combined

Gainesville got a little cleaner this past weekend as about 160 volunteers collected 19,121 pounds of trash during the fifth annual Clean Creek Revival, according to Megan Black, executive director of Current Problems, a nonprofit environmental group.

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