South Sioux City Recycletronics waste site sees cleanup

Source:, June 22, 2022
By: Nick Hytrek

Federal contractors have begun cleaning up tons of hazardous leaded glass illegally stored in South Sioux City and in rural Akron, Iowa, by a now-defunct recycling business owned by a former Sioux City councilman.

On Tuesday, workers with an excavator and skid loader continued to remove an estimated 3.38 million pounds of crushed glass and other waste from 2301 G St., where the waste had been stored outdoors in totes for at least five years. Removal began June 13. Read more.

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