An Orange County recycling employee empties a long row of blue rollcarts along Lindsay Street in Chapel Hill in this 2014 photo. The county is looking at ways to meet continuing shortfalls in its solid waste budget. A consultant says the falling market for recyclable materials is largely to blame for a decline in revenues.
An Orange County recycling employee empties a long row of blue rollcarts along Lindsay Street in Chapel Hill in this 2014 photo. The county is looking at ways to meet continuing shortfalls in its solid waste budget. A consultant says the falling market for recyclable materials is largely to blame for a decline in revenues. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
An Orange County recycling employee empties a long row of blue rollcarts along Lindsay Street in Chapel Hill in this 2014 photo. The county is looking at ways to meet continuing shortfalls in its solid waste budget. A consultant says the falling market for recyclable materials is largely to blame for a decline in revenues. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Orange County considers higher recycling fee to pay waste expenses

February 27, 2017 12:34 PM