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    Subdivision 1. Collection centers and transportation required. Each county must ensure
alone or in conjunction with other counties that materials separated for recycling are taken to
markets for sale or to recyclable material processing centers. An action may not be taken by a
county under this section to preclude a person generating or collecting solid waste from delivering
recyclable materials to a recycling facility of the generator's or collector's choice.
    Subd. 2. Licensing of recyclable materials collection. Counties may require county or
municipal licenses for collection of recyclable materials.
    Subd. 3. Transportation systems. The commissioner of the Pollution Control Agency and
the commissioner of transportation shall develop an efficient transportation system for recyclable
materials to reach markets and processing centers that may be used by counties. The system may
include regional collection centers.
History: 1Sp1989 c 1 art 18 s 14; 1994 c 639 art 5 s 3; 1Sp2005 c 1 art 2 s 161