LAMPASAS — The county took a step toward reducing carbon footprints Monday when commissioners approved legislative support for establishing a statewide recycling refund system.
“What this resolution does is authorize support of state legislation offering refundable deposits on plastic and beverage containers,” County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse said. “This is where you see plastic containers floating in rivers and creeks, and there’s not much incentive to pick those up. There’s no market to buy them, but they will recycle.”
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