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October 2, 2017


Apartments Not Included In Bloomington Trash, Recycling Overhaul

Apartments will continue to handle trash collection through independent contracts, rather than using the new bins from the city.

September 10, 2017


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.

March 31, 2017


Owen Co. Recycling Center Closing Despite Attempts To Keep It Open

County officials say the center lost too much money from processing trash to be sustainable. It will close this Saturday.

March 7, 2017


Owen County Recycling Center To Close April 1

The Owen County Recycling Center accepts both trash and recyclables, but makes its money on the recycling.

October 23, 2014


Kokomo Begins Curbside Recycling Without Trash Fees

After almost 14 years, Kokomo is getting curbside recycling again. The city’s mayor says the service shouldn’t cost residents anything.

August 6, 2014


Students Convert Trash To Lumber For Houses In Haiti

Eight engineering students at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology have found a way to convert plastic into lumber.

July 31, 2013


Recycling Company Withdraws Trash Transfer Permit

Bloomington citizens had voiced concerns over garbage processing in a residential area.

March 8, 2012


Bloomington Officials Look To Columbus On Trash Mandate

On Ask The Mayor, a Bloomington city councilman asked Columbus Mayor Kristen Brown how the city's automated trash collection has worked for them.

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