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How This Brother-Sister Duo Started A Can Recycling Business During The Pandemic

Siblings Teagan and Leo Ellsworth have been collecting — and crushing — cans in their Pittsburgh neighborhood since the pandemic began. (Andy Kubis for The Allegheny Front)
Siblings Teagan and Leo Ellsworth have been collecting — and crushing — cans in their Pittsburgh neighborhood since the pandemic began. (Andy Kubis for The Allegheny Front)

Nine-year-old Teagan Ellsworth and her 7-year-old brother Leo collect aluminum cans in their Pittsburgh neighborhood. They crush them and bring them to a scrap metal business for recycling.

Andy Kubis of The Allegheny Front joined them on one of their rounds and has this audio postcard.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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