Recycling restricted

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Overseas policy change could affect Lincoln County services

LINCOLN COUNTY — Environmentally-conscious Lincoln County residents will have to think twice about what they toss in the recycling bin, as overseas restrictions on what can be reused have tightened up. China — where the vast majority of West Coast recyclables end up — has announced it will only purchase the purest of reusable refuse, throwing the fate of everything from scrap paper to bottle caps into limbo domestically.

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