Tonko calls for changes to nation’s recycling system

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Congressman Paul Tonko says the nation’s recycling system is broken.

He led a hearing in the Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee.

The committee is considering a number of bills to repair and improve the recycling system.

Committee members say the nation’s recycling and composting rate is only 32%.

Tonko addressed the public’s concerns over their neighborhood recycling programs.