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Vermont breweries change can carriers for recyclable version

A four-pack of beer cans.

Black plastic has been in the news lately. The reason? It’s no longer recyclable in Chittenden County. Several Vermont breweries took quick steps to adapt to the change. If you haven’t yet heard, black plastic is no longer recyclable in Chittenden County because the recycling markets—global companies that buy our material —no longer want it. You can’t “un-black” black, which limits what it can be recycled into.