Posted by: nevadansagainstgarbage | July 15, 2011


‘the upcoming battle threatens to shed light on Recology’s business model, which is based on vertical expansion into other counties and states,’

“But you take the profit from the composting and invest it in San Jose, or San Bernardino, and use it to advance your other objectives, like buying two large landfills in Nevada and financing political campaigns.”

For those interested, here’s more on the battle going on in San Francisco to end Recology’s garbage collection and recycling monopoly. It gets confusing because this article is about Quentin Kopp and the story below (SF’s Trash Measure Makes Political Mess) is about one Tony Kelly. Keep in mind that Kelly and Kopp are both on the same side and pushing for an end to the monopoly.

Read the whole article by Sarah Phelan of the San Francisco Bay Guardian.


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