anecdote: my mom lives in the city oof pembroke pines now.. has been here a few years now. the recycling program for the whole city is ending in like a month. i asked why she said it's because people dont do it right and put all kinds of garbage in the recycle bins.. like dirty diapers and big hunks of styrofoam and cat litter and stuff.. so it's just too expensive to pay people to sort out all the non-recyclable things.
people are uninformed and can't be arsed to get informed. not sure why they can't just do a bottles and cans only program to make easier for hte stupids to figure out... landfills are massive when you drive north on I-75 etc..