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How does a city of 24 million do its recycling? Shanghai began requiring its households, companies and public institutions to sort recyclables out of the 33,000 tons of refuse they generate each day. On today’s show, we’ll look at how much progress they’re making. Plus: Why Americans are spending less on home improvement, and a conversation with the CEO of US Foods.