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A journey of 9,500 miles. Why recyclables are heading overseas to Asia.
An employee at the ZeroWaste Energy Development Company (ZWED) sprays water onto one of the 16 anaerobic digesters where Palo Alto's yard waste and food scraps, left, will be placed and sealed for 21 days. Biogas and compost is later extracted in the process. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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