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The Summer Of Love Is Over

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If they close the recycling center, he says, "I'll be down here getting arrested on the last day." So says Ed Dunn, the director of the Haight-Ashbury Recycling Center, a once-pioneering facility that has, as the neighborhood changes, become an undesirable use of Golden Gate Park. Tucked away behind Kezer Stadium it's the primary cash machine for homeless scavengers who return bottle and cans, backed by HANC, the powerful Whole-Food-and-condo-stopping Grey Panthers of the Haight, and the City's been trying to close it for almost a decade. [C.W. Nevius via SFGate, also previously on Curbed SF]