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A Deceptive Symbol: A New Bill Would Restrict What Can Be Labeled as Recyclable

By Marissa Garcia, CalMatters Every morning, when state Sen. Ben Allen would grab the newspaper from outside his Santa Monica home, he’d pull off the plastic sleeve bearing the triangular recycling symbol and throw it where he thought it belonged: in a blue recycling bin.  But Allen soon learned that he was “wishcycling”—carefully sorting items […]