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Council Committee to discuss yard waste again Monday

CINCINNATI — “Cincinnati Council’s Budget and Finance Committee is holding a special meeting Monday morning to discuss options for dealing with yard waste. The group was supposed to talk about the issue at this week’s session. But an 18-page report on the topic from city administrators didn’t arrive until the […]

Waycross Community Forum: Ohio Citizen Action
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Waycross Community Forum: Ohio Citizen Action

To watch video: Visit Link: http://bcove.me/2etxs7u9 Hit “Play video” Scroll on the menu of videos to “Waycross Community Forum” Select video and hit “Play”

Cincinnati schedules one-time, emergency yard trimmings pickup
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Cincinnati schedules one-time, emergency yard trimmings pickup

CINCINNATI – – Today Cincinnati announced a one-time, emergency pickup for yard trimmings and garbage coming led with yard trimmings left by residents unaware that the city has cut curbside pickup. Some bags had been sitting on the curb for two or more weeks, posing a health threat the city […]

Court: Rumpke landfill can expand
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Court: Rumpke landfill can expand

CINCINNATI — “From our standpoint, it would be unrealistic, even short-sighted of us as the local solid waste provider, to not take action and plan for the future,” said Rumpke spokesperson Amanda Pratt. “We hope recycling will advance and reduce our dependence on landfills but the reality is we can’t […]

Ohio Supreme Court declines to hear Colerain Township appeal against Rumpke public utility suit
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Ohio Supreme Court declines to hear Colerain Township appeal against Rumpke public utility suit

COLUMBUS – – Today the Ohio Supreme Court declined to hear Colerain Township’s final appeal of two lower court decisions that Rumpke Sanitary Landfill is a public utility. This concludes the legal dispute over a 350-acre expansion of the landfill and allows Rumpke to begin the process of applying for […]

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Cincinnati residents encouraged to use yard waste drop-off sites

CINCINNATI — “Cincinnati officials are encouraging residents to use yard waste pick-up sites, rather than placing waste with their curbside garbage. The City of Cincinnati suspended curbside yard waste collection for homes and businesses earlier this year. Separate yard waste will no longer be collected with regular garbage collections. Instead, […]

Hamilton County compost bin and rain barrel sale May 14
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Hamilton County compost bin and rain barrel sale May 14

CINCINNATI — Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District will conduct its annual compost bin sale on Saturday, May 14. In addition to the popular sale of compost bins, the agency is adding rain barrels to its offering this year. The items will be available from 9am to 2pm this […]

Visit Ohio Citizen Action at Cincinnati Earth Day at Sawyer Point
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Visit Ohio Citizen Action at Cincinnati Earth Day at Sawyer Point

CINCINNATI — Join me at our booth at the 2011 Earth Day festivities at Sawyer Point, sponsored by the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition. Pick up free stickers for your recycling bin to show support of our campaign to stop expansion of the Rumpke Sanitary Landfill and promote recycling. Buy our limited […]

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Colerain Twp neighbors say ‘no’ to Rumpke expansion

CINCINNATI – Tuesday night, I told Colerain Township trustees “enough is enough,” in a presentation against Rumpke’s landfill expansion at their monthly meeting. I  challenged trustees to be the example for waste diversion and raise their residential recycling rate from 5 percent. After only eight days of canvassing around the […]

Residents make final pitch against Rumpke expansion
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Residents make final pitch against Rumpke expansion

COLERAIN TWP — “Mary Day likes where she lives. Her home is on a quiet street and her neighbors are nice. But some days, when the wind blows a certain way and the humidity is just right, the smell of rotting garbage and methane makes it hard to remember why […]