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The new service will allow you to recycle more materials which you have specifically asked for including plastic bottles, batteries, garden, and food waste. All residents will receive a leaflet through the post detailing the changes in late Summer. If you have any queries in the meantime please contact us. How are the collections changing? West Devon Borough Council are improving services by collecting a wider variety of recycling materials at the kerbside on a weekly basis. These include plastic bottles, domestic batteries, textiles, mobile phones and spectacles.  Food waste will be collected on the same, specially adapted ...
is divided into 26 districts for local government purposes. The councils do not carry out the same range of functions as those in the rest of the United Kingdom , e.g. they have no responsibility for education, for road building or for housing (though they do nominate members to the advisory Northern Ireland Housing Council ). Their functions do include waste and recycling services, leisure and community services, building control and local economic and cultural development. They are not planning authorities, but are consulted on some planning applications. Collection of rates is handled by the Land & Property Services agency. ...
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Green ICT in the UK will be impacted by the government's ...
The Green IT Review: Green ICT in the UK will be impacted by the government’s ‘fundamental’ waste management review The UK government has announced a fundamental review of ‘all existing waste policies’.  It came in a speech by environment secretary Caroline Spelman at the Futuresource waste and sustainability conference and exhibition in London's Docklands last week. Whilst progress in the UK has been significant in recent years (the amount of waste sent to landfill has gone down by over a third since 2001, households now recycle over 38% of their waste compared to only 9% ten years ago ... market research, surveys and trends
Improvements made in Trash Contract, but are they enough? | Let's ...
)The agenda and staff reports are now posted for Monday night’s 7 p.m. Los Alamitos City Council Meeting, and they reveal a number of interesting changes that have been made to the proposed Solid Waste Contract with Consolidated Disposal. The Contract has been the subject of considerable controversy, especially the Council’s going with the second highest of the five “qualified” bidders, a choice which appears to cost local residents and businesses at least six and a half million dollars over the next ten years. Improvements to the contract made during subsequent negotiations include the following: ... market research, surveys and trends

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$100 million contract could go to Waste Management | waste, city ...
Negotiations are expected to begin this month between the trash hauler and Mission Viejo for the city's 10-year trash contract. MISSION VIEJO The City Council on Monday voted 3-2 to negotiate with Waste Management of Orange County for the city's 10-year, $100 million waste hauling contract. Waste Management, based in Irvine, holds the existing contract with the city. The company was among four – the others were CR&R out of Stanton, Athens Services Inc. out of City of Industry, and Ware Disposal Co. out of Santa Ana – vying for the new contract. Waste Management was the highest bidder, but also was the ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
WASTE WISE IN CALGARY | BioCycle | Find Articles at BNET
With an average diversion rate of 39 percent, a household composting pilot project in the community of Dalhousie is viewed as a model to be replicated. THE COMPOSTER project diverts a lot of useful material from the landfill," says Don McVeity. "Besides that, we do something good. Each person who knows of our modest efforts is given pause to think about their own lifestyle. Perhaps we turn the tide a little and make a better world for our children." McVeity speaks as a community member whose family is one of 106 households who participated in Waste Wise, a pilot community-based composting outreach project ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Waste services “could suffer” from council tax freeze
Waste sector figures have raised concerns over the impact that plans in yesterday's (June 22) Budget to work with local authorities to freeze council tax in 2011/12 could have on the delivery of frontline waste and recycling services and infrastructure development . And, they have questioned the level of commitment to environmental issues in Chancellor George Osborne's first budget, with claims that that it represented a "missed opportunity" to drive investment in low-carbon technologies, such as renewable energy. Concerns have been raised over the impact that freezes or cuts in council tax could have on ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
MCSO serving search warrants at 2 West Valley locations
EL MIRAGE, AZ - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office took seven people into custody while serving search warrants at two locations in the West Valley on Friday morning. Sergeant Jesse Spurgin with MCSO said the search warrants were served after a six month investigation based on anonymous tips from current Parks & Sons of Sun City, Inc. employees into allegations that employees of the sanitation company were suspected of being in the country illegally and using false identification to gain employment. Around 5:45 a.m., approximately 40 to 50 MCSO deputies and volunteer posse members reportedly issued search warrants at the ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Dare County Solid Waste and Recycling Services
Solid Waste and Recycling Services. Dare County Public Works 252-475-5880. PLEASE RECYCLE! Please take the time to separate and prepare these materials as ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Yard Waste - Garbage & Recycling Services - King County Solid ...
in King County. Collected curbside from residents and from commercial businesses by private haulers, the material is recycled locally into compost, a valuable resource for use by home gardeners, institutions and local parks. City and county ordinances prohibit yard waste from curbside garbage collection. Yard waste collection at the curb is available to most customers as part of their garbage collection service. An additional fee is charged for this hauler service which is provided by the private solid waste management companies . Leaves, grass, brush, prunings, yard clippings, twigs and branches are accepted at the curbside. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Waste Management and Recycling | University of Pennsylvania ...
Penn recycles about 20% of its total waste stream, diverting over 1500 tons of material from landfills. Facilities and Real Estate Services is responsible for the collection of municipal waste and recyclables at Penn. The University also collects and recycles computers, printers, batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs. Our services and programs help the individual reduce their waste stream, reuse products to extend their life cycle, and recycle products at the end of their life cycle. The University composts all leaves to be re-used on the campus landscape. In addition, Penn’s Morris Arboretum provides composting facilities ...
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WikiAnswers - Waste and Recycling Questions including "What is ...
Rubbish and unwanted products; some of which can be recycled and reused like paper and metal, where they go through a process of degrading before they are made into another product of the same material. Total questions 32700 How can not recycling damage your environment? First a thought experiment: Think of your bank account. Assume you never put anything into it only withdraw. Think of buying... How long does it take styrofoam to degrade? Exposure to UV from sunlight will degrade the styrene molecule. Exposure to ambient ozone will also degrade the styrene... Why is it important not to drop litter? It's bad to drop ...
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