Comments for: Maine running out of landfill space, recycling rates stalled, but new technologies are emerging

Posted April 21, 2013, at 3:36 p.m.
Last modified April 22, 2013, at 10:21 a.m.

PORTLAND | If nothing changes, Maine is less than 20 years away from having no place in-state to dump garbage. At current rates of waste disposal, the state will run out of landfill space sometime around 2025. Statewide recycling efforts, once seen as the primary way of keeping items …

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