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TRASH: Gustavo Rodriguez, a driver for Redwood Empire Disposal who has been on the West Marin beat for eight years, picked up a recycling can in his split-side garbage truck on Inverness Way on Tuesday. Occasionally, as happened lately when the fleet was down a split-side truck, Redwood Empire may mix trash and recycling in the same truck, then separate it at the dump.   David Briggs

Local concerns over whether Redwood Empire Disposal trucks have been collecting recycling and garbage in the same receptacles received a response this week, when an administrator for the group that oversees Redwood said drivers had indeed been collecting them together and separating the items manually at a disposal yard—but only because the fleet has been down one truck . . .

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