Updated Recycling Info – Reduce Contamination

Salisbury Township has been alerted that costs will increase due to China’s restrictions on contaminated recyclables.

Termed the “China Sword”, in July 2017, China announced changes for imported recyclables which included a drastic reduction in acceptable contamination levels in recycled paper and plastic and a ban on imported mixed paper. The changes took effect March 1, 2018. Municipal recycling programs are now being affected.

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