The Oberlin Review

Lorain Recycling Complex Simplifies Reusing

Louis Krauss

October 4, 2013

Although often aware of the consequences of global warming, consumers are not always willing to take the steps necessary to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. According to Area Community Relations Manager Jeff Kraus, one of the biggest advantages of the new recycling sorters is that consumers no longer have to sort recyclables by plastic, metal and glass. The Lorain County Resource Recovery Complex upgraded its facilities this past month, adding powerful magnets, advanced categorization mechanisms, enhanced conveyer belts and a new 12,000 square-foot warehouse. The recycling complex, along with the Lorain County Landfill, is part of a branch of the Republic Services waste management company. “Now we are a s...

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