Plastic bags choke recycling sorting machinery. Equipment has to be shut down for cleaning at least six times a day.DNAinfo Chicago

The Blue Cart Is Just The Start: Inside Chicago’s Recycling Center (VIDEO)

Waste Management's Recycling Center processes up to 500 tons of recyclables daily.

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Little Village Shooting Kills David Quiroz, 33

David Quiroz, 33, was shot to death Tuesday night in the 2700 block of South Kolin Avenue, officials said.

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Love The Hideout? Then ‘Please’ Show Up To Lincoln Yards Meeting, Owners Tell Supporters

The Hideout's owners want the city to delay making decisions on development in the area until after elections in the spring.

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Black-Owned McDonald’s Sites To Give Away 2,000 Turkeys This Week — And Veterans Get To Go First

Five hundred frozen turkeys will be given away on a first-come, first-served basis at four McDonald's across the Chicago area.