Recycling profitable here despite U.S. trend
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Each day, Tucson recycling coordinator Don Gibson reads the industry news: Recycling companies going under. Cities asking residents to stockpile their goods.
Still, he feels lucky.
"Things are pretty good for us right now," he said Monday.
In October - the last time the city received a check for its recycled materials - the figure above the signature was $133,687.34.