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Across Western North Carolina, recycling is an emerging economic sector with growing citizen participation

Buncombe County residents recycled at the third-highest rate in the state in fiscal year 2009-2010. Other recycling leaders in Western North Carolina included Swain, Macon, Haywood, Jackson and Transylvania counties which ranked in the top fourth of North Carolina’s 100 counties in terms of participation.