They stop in, drop off cans, bottles and plastic (which even recycling officials admit often come from the blue commercial recycling bins), and pick up a morning cash payment. From there it is anyone's guess what they do with the money.
"If you give an alcoholic or a drug addict money, they may buy booze or drugs,
but he might also buy food, or clothing, or get a place to sleep."
"It's a cash register for them. It is accommodating their lifestyle."