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More than 600 residents sign up for recycling


With less than two weeks to go before the borough’s recycling program begins, more than half of residential customers have signed up.

As of Tuesday morning, 630 people signed up for the program, roughly 57 percent of total residential customers.

According to a report Public Works Director Karl Hagerman presented to the borough assembly in October, the community needs to increase its recycling rate to at least 30 percent—roughly 760 tons of material—to pay for the program. The more the community recycles, the less the borough has to pay for solid waste disposal.

And if more than half...

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