Recycling Efforts Seriously Lacking Across the U.S.

A handful of Cape Cod communities are in line for some of the $2.6 million campaign, Recycle Smart, an effort to teach consumers how to recycle properly.

Barnstable, which earlier this week announced changes to its recycling program, will be receiving $14,300. Harwich is receiving $12,100, Dennis $11,000, and Yarmouth $10,400.

A total of 250 municipalities will share in the $2.6 million.

Officials say too much trash is making its way into recycling bins, costing communities millions of dollars.

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