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Mi Pueblo Foods of San Jose's East Palo Alto store pays cash for recyclable bottles and cans, as shown by the receipts in these photos.
They have been legally obliged to do so by CalRecycle (the State of California's Department of Conservation, Division of Beverage Container Recycling) since December 21, 2012. However, very few people in East Palo Alto or our neighboring citys and towns know this.
This is in large part due to Mi Pueblo's refusal to comply with CalRecycle's regulations.
Tiger in Grace Cathedral, Chinese New Year's, 2013
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DSBE's immediate goals for the coming year include getting its affairs in order with the Internal Revenue Service, the Franchise Tax Board, the Secretary of State, and the Board of Equalization. It's license with the City of East Palo Alto is already in the process of being renewed.
Besides the required paperwork, this will require additional capital. The primary sources for this shall be income from its
Mi Pueblo Foods, Inc.'s East Palo Alto store is again redeeming CRV containers without limit as to their number, to be in compliance with CalRecycle's regulations.
Mi Pueblo's CRV Signage
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They are paying five cents for CRV containers which are less than fourteen ounces (414 ml.) and ten cents for CRV containers which are fourteen ounces or more.
CRV containers should be brought to their loading dock, Monday through Friday, from 07:00 a.