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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 […]

Bethel could get free recycling for 2011
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Bethel could get free recycling for 2011

CINCINNATI — “Bethel residents could get recycling bins with monthly curbside pick up at no extra cost next year if the village renews its waste removal contract with Rumpke. Clermont County officials are working with Rumpke to offer the service for a one-year trial period to alleviate the heavy usage […]

On America Recycles Day, Recology asks:
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On America Recycles Day, Recology asks:

How can San Francisco, which has the highest recycling rate in the country, further reduce landfill? Let us count the ways SAN FRANCISCO, CA — “Recology provides 18 separate and distinct reuse and recycling programs in San Francisco, more than any other city in the U.S. Why such a variety […]

America Recycles Day November 15
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America Recycles Day November 15

CINCINNATI — Begun in 1997, America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to the promotion of recycling programs in the United States. Use this widget from America Recycles Day partner Earth 911 to find out how to recycle in your community. — Melissa English, Southern Ohio Campaign […]

Recycler to upgrade Dayton hub
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Recycler to upgrade Dayton hub

Rumpke says it will supply glass to container producer, create 20 local jobs DAYTON — “Ohio’s biggest waste hauler, Rumpke Inc., said Friday it will spend $2.5 million to upgrade its Dayton recycling hub next year and supply recycled glass to container producer Owens-Illinois Inc. The agreement will create at […]

Cincinnati enhanced recycling program video debuts online
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Cincinnati enhanced recycling program video debuts online

Second phase of enhanced recycling program begins November 1 CINCINNATI — “On Oct. 4, the City of Cincinnati implemented its enhanced recycling program, becoming the first major Midwestern city to reward residents for recycling. To help communicate the changes and benefits of the program to residents, the City has launched […]

Procter & Gamble unveils ‘sustainability vision’
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Procter & Gamble unveils ‘sustainability vision’

CINCINNATI — “Procter & Gamble, the world’s largest maker of consumer products, plans to take long-term steps to cut waste and energy use at its plants and offices around the world, including eventually powering all its factories with renewable energy. P&G on Monday announced a long-term environmental plan, which it […]

Clean that garage: Giant recycling bins on way
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Clean that garage: Giant recycling bins on way

CINCINNATI — “Arriving this week at some Cincinnati households: 96-gal. recycling carts, the first step in the city’s plan to increase recycling and reward people for doing it… It’s a huge undertaking for the city and Rumpke, from managing the staggered implementation to estimating how many additional collection trucks to […]

ZEROlandfill Cincinnati “Take Away Days” connect area schools and artists with recycled arts supplies
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ZEROlandfill Cincinnati “Take Away Days” connect area schools and artists with recycled arts supplies

CINCINNATI — A local, non-profit recycling group invites artists, students, educators and recyclers to pick up free design samples and materials they have collected from area architecture and design firms and manufacturer’s representatives. Items include samples of carpet and tile, paint chips and laminate, upholstery, wall covering, glass and metals. […]

Hamilton County to offer Master Recycling Program
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Hamilton County to offer Master Recycling Program

CINCINNATI — Three two-hour classes will be offered by the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District starting September 23 to learn more about recycling, waste reduction and composting. The course fee is $10 ($15 if received after September 16) and covers instruction and refreshments at three Cincinnati locations. The deadline […]