SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California food retailers recycled nearly 2.3 billion pounds of plastic, paper, cardboard, wood, green waste and animal products in 2006 — many diverting more than 50% of their total solid waste from landfill disposal — according to a survey conducted by the California Grocers Association here. “California grocers continue to play an integral role in the state’s recycling efforts,” said CGA Acting President Jill Rulon. “The recycling numbers show the strong commitment of ...

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