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China Scrutinizes Contaminated Recyclables


Sorters pick through recyclable materials at Waste Management’s SMaRT Center in Spokane, Wash., on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (Young Kwak/The Pacific Northwest Inlander)

Here’s a photo from 2013 for the Inlander at the Spokane Materials and Recycling Technology (SMaRT) Center in Spokane, WA used for a story about how China is scrutinizing recyclables shipped from the United States because of contamination. https://www.inlander.com/spokane/cutting-the-crap/Content?oid=7025552