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September 26, 2017

 

The new carts for trash and recycling are differentiated by a yellow lid for recyclables.

Bloomington Makes Final Preparations For Trash, Recycling Upgrade

City officials are encouraging residents to pay close attention to the transition timeline for a smooth transition to the new system.

September 10, 2017

 

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

Bloomington Trash Transition Timeline For New Carts, Refund Dates

The city's new automated mechanical arm trucks will begin operating with the new trash and recycling bins on Oct. 2.

July 26, 2017

 

Bloomington Trash Bins

City Of Bloomington Approves New Sanitation Fee Structure

The City of Bloomington approved a new pay structure Tuesday as part of a city-wide update of sanitation practices.

June 8, 2017

 

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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.

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