First Photo: Veteran recycler Carner Abner pours plastic bottles into a bin Wednesday afternoon at Aloha Recycling in Kahului. Abner has been working at the facility for 10 years.
Second Photo: Aloha Recycling Manager Sherri Pell stands near bails of recycled aluminum (foreground) and plastic Wednesday in Kahului. Pell is pointing toward bails of plastic that weigh about 1,200 pounds apiece.
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