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On July 4, Whatcom County residents will celebrate our nation's independence. On July 3, without formal celebration, residents will mark 25 years since local governments started curbside recycling. That might not sound like a big deal, because
That is the message being sent out early this holiday season by state recycling authorities who are offering tips for reducing waste this year. "People throw away 25 percent more trash during Thanksgiving to New Year's than any other time of year,"
Whether it is creating new regulations or approving new development, Lawrence city commissioners have plenty of power to change any neighborhood in the city. In the third of a series of articles about issues in the 2013 Lawrence City Commission race,
This week, I've found myself with a number of bulky materials that I cannot toss into my curbside recycling bin. I made a big box of these items, alongside a smaller box containing items that need to go to the hazardous waste unit (batteries, paint
As one of the operators who drives home to home picking up curbside recycling carts, Ron Ziegler is on the front line of the new citywide recycling program. Lawson Heights - and it is close to 3,200 carts," Ziegler said, sitting behind the wheel of a
A new curbside recycling schedule began Monday in Henderson, which means recycling will occur the same days that city crews collect residential garbage. However, recycle collections are still every other week by Allied Waste Services, which provides
Mailers begin going out today to inform Henderson residents of their new curbside recycling schedule, which every other week will coincide with the same day the city picks up their garbage...Don't throw up your hands in despair when you first look at
The grand plan for Saskatoon's curbside recycling program will be unveiled Tuesday at city council. According to the Residential Recycling Program Implementation report, blue recycling bins will start rolling out on Jan. 2 and will cost households $4.
It's been heatedly discussed at Wichita City Council meetings and other public forums...That may not be a topic to chew on over breakfast, but the city's new residential trash plan is upon us. Starting Thursday, haulers licensed to operate in the
On Tuesday, 56,500 households on the city's South, Southeast and Far East sides wheeled blue bins full of cans, bottles and paper products to the street, joining the 47,400 households that inaugurated the no-fee curbside recycling program in June...