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Patience needed in recycling battle

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Local media coverage has extensively covered the curbside recycling rollout that kicked off Monday, officially ending St. Pete’s reign as Florida’s largest city without a universal program. That sounds like a good thing, but the issue has been marred by controversy because the bins are only being picked up curbside despite 40 percent of St. Pete homes having alley access where trash is picked up. Reporters across the board have reported on the city’s optimism and the concerns of residents…

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