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Hi-Line group hopes to make a difference

 

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

Cardboard pieces from various boxes lay in a dumpster at Pacific Steel & Recycling's recycling drop off area Sunday.

On the heels of a June that saw Seattle ban plastic straws and utensils at all restaurants, a Starbucks' announcement to ban plastic straws in their stores by 2020, and a cover story in National Geographic about the dangers of plastic, Recycle Hi-Line members, as they get older and busier, hope to get community members of all ages involved in the fight against trash that is piling up in this area.

Recycle Hi-Line is a nonprofit organization organized by local residents with the goal to bring more recycling awareness to the Hi-Line as well as decreasing the amount of recyclable items in the...



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