A ban in China has left the U.S. with a glut of once-recyclable junk and an industry crisis. That’s forcing companies and consumers to adapt.TOP STORIESIs the Recycling Crisis America’s Wake-Up Call?a glut of detritus is roiling the recycling industry. Companies that once turned a profit selling it are now resorting to landfills. In Los Angeles County alone, three recycling centers and two materials recovery facilities have shuttered since last year, and as profits dwindle, others risk closure. And with California’s biggest operator of redemption centers out of business, it’s suddenly a lot harder to get a nickel for that can. Maybe it’s time to rethink our consumption.When the Not-So-Big One Hits, Expect an Alertalert users of weaker shaking. Many Angelenos were upset they didn’t receive notice before shaking arrived in L.A. from two powerful quakes 125 miles north last month. The new threshold will trigger alerts on the city-owned ShakeAlertLA app … [Read more...] about Newsletter: Today: Is the recycling crisis our wake-up call?