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A $25M payment wasn’t enough to keep recycler open

A major California recycler that shuttered hundreds of centers this month, laying off 750 workers, went under despite receiving state payments of nearly $25 million last year, an internal state record obtained by CalMatters shows. The closure of Ontario-based rePlanet, LLC, underscored — and exacerbated — California’s recycling crisis, which threatens a pillar of the […]