Recycling plant's closure leaves Ottawa Valley towns scrambling

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By Amanda Pfeffer, CBC News Ottawa, June 27, 2019

A swath of the Ottawa Valley has nowhere to send its recycling following the abrupt closure of a sorting plant in Renfrew, Ont.

Beaumen Waste Management Systems shut down Sunday after more than two decades in business, leaving 32 workers jobless.

"People are upset," said mechanic John Greer, who was at the plant Wednesday to pick up his personal belongings.

Greer, who worked at the plant for four years, said employees received no warning about the closure. He fears the plant is likely closed for good.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/beaumen-waste-management-shuts-down-recycling-1.5191360