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June 8, 2017

 

garbage

Noon Edition: How Cities Are Updating Waste Management

Many cities have upgraded how they collect and manage waste and recyclables in recent years, including Bloomington and Columbus.

May 29, 2017

 

The new trash pickup system will utilize trucks with mechanized arms.

Bloomington Prepares For Trash Service Overhaul With New Bins

Instead of buying trash stickers for bins or bags, residents will pay a monthly fee for trash with their water bill.

March 23, 2017

 

Bloomington Trash Bins

Bloomington Council Approves Sweeping Changes To Trash Collection

The changes shift the city toward a more automated collection system, using trucks with a mechanized arm for collecting carts.

February 15, 2017

 

Columbus trash bin

Bloomington Moves Forward With Automated Trash Pickup

A report from the Sanitation Modernization Advisory Committee advises moving forward with an automated trash pick-up system.

February 12, 2017

 

Bloomington residents gathered Sunday to rally for finding a new location for the now-closed downtown recycling center.

Bloomington Volunteer Group Rallies To Support Downtown Recycling

The city closed the Downtown Bloomington Recycling Center in January to free up roughly 19 parking spaces near the soon-to-be developed Tech Park.

December 26, 2016

 

A Monroe County organization is encouraging Hoosiers to choose recycling instead.

Monroe County Residents Encouraged To Recycle Live Trees, Wreaths

Monroe County’s five recycling centers are accepting live tree, wreath and garland drop offs until January 14.

November 10, 2016

 

Recycling

IMPD Investigating Death At Indianapolis Recycling Plant

Police say a 31-year-old maintenance worker has died in an accident at a recycling plant in Indianapolis.

April 15, 2016

 

Food composting

New Initiative Aims To Reduce Food Waste In Indiana

An estimated 35 million tons of food is discarded each year in the U.S., equaling $165 billion in food waste.

April 12, 2016

 

Abandoned house in Gary, Indiana.

Northwest Indiana To Receive $385,000 From Knight Foundation

"Steel City Salvage" will be created by Delta Institute to allow demolition of abandoned houses in Gary and re-use the lumber and other materials.

July 22, 2015

 

Greg Goodnight

Kokomo Mayor Talks Recycling Setbacks, New Local Restaurants

We speak to Greg Goodnight about the city's proposed curbside recycling program and get his thoughts on increasing security at National Guard facilities.

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