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  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Employees of Republic Services sort out paper products at the company's East Pontiac Street recycling facility in Fort Wayne.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Plastic are sorted into three types by employees at the Republic Services recycling facility on East Pontiac Street in Fort Wayne.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Aluminum can bales like these can weigh up to 1,000 pounds before being moved to a holding facility at Republic Services' recycling center on East Pontiac Street.

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Bales of paper products are moved to a storage facility with a forklift before being recycled at the Republic Services recycling facility on East Pontiac Street in Fort Wayne.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Aluminum cans are baled into cubes that weigh about 1,000 pounds each before being moved to a holding facility at Republic Services' recycling center on East Pontiac Street.  

  • Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette Employees of Republic Services take anything that is not recyclable off a conveyor belt at the company's East Pontiac Street facility in Fort Wayne.  

Saturday, November 24, 2018 3:20 pm

An inside look at Fort Wayne's Republic Services recycling facility

Despite shifts in China's recycling policies, Fort Wayne is still making money on recycling, although revenue is down.