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A Push To Recycle (More) Plastic

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A few minutes on the lips, and then… where?

Where does that plastic bottle go when you're done with it?  Often to a landfill, even in a recycling-heavy state like Oregon.The people who know recycling and the various materials say we can do a lot better.  The state Department of Environmental Quality will study the uses (and abuses) of plastics, with an eye to bumping the recycling numbers ever higher.  

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.