County renews recycling contract with DAC as prices, volumes decline
Recycling, like other sectors of the economy, is experiencing a downtrend.
That was apparent when Hubbard County and the Developmental Achievement Center negotiated its 2010 contract, the fourth of a five-year agreement, for goods the two entities collect for recycling.
The costs will remain stable, since the market has gone south, the two agreed.
The county pays $93.84 per ton for DAC employees to recycle a ton of materials; 50 cents per pound for electronics.
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