Recycling efforts fund tire-shredding machine for Palau

BY BERNADETTE H. CARREON

Palau Correspondent

KOROR, Palau — The Palau Bureau of Public Works and the Koror State Solid Waste Management Office unveiled a new tire-shredding machine at the National Waste Landfill in M-Dock on Nov. 22.

The machine is worth $335,000, and its implementation was made possible by a grant from the government of Palau derived entirely from redemption revenues collected by the Palau Recycling Fund.

The tire shredder will reduce the number of tires at the national landfill by shredding them into small pieces, which can be used as effective eco-friendly sub . . .

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