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Adding recycling bins will help the community

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I would like to bring to attention the lack of recycling bins in the Spokane/Cheney area. Items that could be reused are taking up unnecessary space in our landfills. Not only would adding recycling bins help the environment, it would also help the community by adding jobs and saving money.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in green jobs and services accounted for over 3.1 million jobs in 2010.

As environmental awareness increases, the need for green practices and employees does as well. Recycling not only employs those who pick up materials, but also people who...

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