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Candidates for Cincinnati mayor to meet in environmental forum September 17

CINCINNATI — Front runners in Cincinnati’s mayor’s race Roxanne Qualls and John Cranley have agreed to debate on city environmental issues in an upcoming forum at the Northside Tavern, sponsored by the Cincinnati Green Group. This will be the third annual such forum for the group, which formed in 2010 to […]

Cincinnati City Manager 2013 budget plans to divert more waste
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Cincinnati City Manager 2013 budget plans to divert more waste

CINCINNATI — On Monday, Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney released his 2013 draft city budget. Unlike previous years, plans to make up a revenue deficit do not include cuts to the Office of Environmental Quality. In fact, the budget lays out plans to semi-automate the city’s solid waste program which are […]

Photos from the State of the City Environment Forum
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Photos from the State of the City Environment Forum

CINCINNATI — The State of the City Environment Forum on Wed. October 10 drew a crowd of approximately 100 people to celebrate the city’s accomplishments and provide feedback for future endeavors. Here are some of the people who made the event a success. — Melissa English, Development Director, Ohio Citizen Action Photo […]

Clevelanders learn from “zero waste” experts at June 2nd Symposium
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Clevelanders learn from “zero waste” experts at June 2nd Symposium

link to photo gallery CLEVELAND — Two of the country’s leading experts on developing outstanding programs for recycling, composting, and resource recovery of materials brought valuable information to Cleveland for the “You and the Environmental Symposium” on June 2, 2012.   Bob Gedert, Director of Resource Recovery in Austin, Texas, and Neil […]

‘You and the Environment Symposium’ – June 2, 2012
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‘You and the Environment Symposium’ – June 2, 2012

WHEN: June 2, 2012 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Downtown YMCA, 2200 Prospect Ave, Cleveland Co-sponsors:  Earth Day Coalition, Environmental Health Watch, Ohio Citizen Action, Northeast Ohio Sierra Club, Cleveland Neighborhood Development Coalition, GreenCityBlueLake Institute With support from the George Gund Foundation The symposium will feature keynote speakers Bob […]

Taking trash to the bank
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Taking trash to the bank

Maybe it’s those big bins, but we’re recycling more than ever, and it’s paying off CINCINNATI — “Cincinnatians are recycling more than ever. The city’s residents recycled more than 18,000 tons last year – 31 percent more than in 2010. That’s the biggest increase since the city started recycling in […]

Cleveland’s incinerator plans don’t add up
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Cleveland’s incinerator plans don’t add up

CLEVELAND — The City of Cleveland is basing its plans to build a garbage incinerator, and its proposed air pollution permit, on a design prepared by developer Princeton Environmental Group (PEG), under the direction of Peter Tien.  City officials are also presenting information to the public in a series of […]

Cleveland’s recycling goal is too low
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Cleveland’s recycling goal is too low

CLEVELAND – The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District tracks how much garbage gets thrown away every year, including what goes to landfills and what gets composted or recycled. The most recent year reported is 2010. The county as a whole recycled 27.93% of its waste. The City of Cleveland recycled […]

Cincinnati Enquirer seeks feedback on new recycling carts
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Cincinnati Enquirer seeks feedback on new recycling carts

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Jane Prendergast is soliciting feedback from city residents about whether they recycle more, after having received larger recycling carts as part of the city’s improved curbside recycling program. It has been a year since most residents traded in their 18 gallon bins for 64 or 96 […]

Recycling in bars, restaurants makes big impact in first year
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Recycling in bars, restaurants makes big impact in first year

CINCINNATI — “Tom+Chee co-owner Corey Ward was baffled last year when a Rumpke representative told him they couldn’t supply recycling services to his grilled cheese and tomato soup shop on East Court Street. ‘Every beverage we serve comes in plastic or glass,’ Ward said. ‘We had customers asking if we […]