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Recycling domestic waste. Compacted bundles of metal cans ready for recycling. The cans have been manually sorted from domestic waste at a recycling plant, and then compacted for transportation to the next stage of the process. This is the waste valorisation and treatment plant in Bessiere, Haute-Garonne, France, operated by the Econotre company. This plant, constructed between 1985 and 2003, processes several hundred tons of waste each day.
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