TITLE

Big Brother in Frisco?

PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Waste & Recycling News;5/13/2013, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p0008
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author reflects on the efforts of San Francisco investigators in California to search residents' recycling and garbage bins. The authors argues that though it may seem a violation of privacy, sifting through citizens' trash might be an effective recycling outreach idea. He notes that such effort made the city of San Francisco a recycling champion across the U.S.
ACCESSION #
87647944

 

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