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City, EPA and High Street Partner Up to Recycle Glass

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea City, EPA and High Street Partner Up to Recycle Glass

High Street has recycled more than 87 tons of glass since the beginning of 2014, thanks to a new Ohio EPA program. Recycling on High, paid for in part by a grant from Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency, encourages businesses along High Street to recycle glass bottles for future use in the glassmaking process. Ohio EPA […]

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Curbside Recycling Expansion to Condos and Apartments Starts Today

Walker Evans Walker Evans Curbside Recycling Expansion to Condos and Apartments Starts Today

As first announced in December, the City of Columbus Curbside Recycling Program (dubbed “RecyColumbus”) is expanding to cover apartment and condo buildings with four or fewer units. That expansion officially debuts today as blue recycling carts begin being distributed to approximately 16,000 new customers, bringing the grand total up to 200,000 program participants. “Residents in […]

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Columbus Expands Curbside Recycling to Condos and Apartments in 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Expands Curbside Recycling to Condos and Apartments in 2014

The City of Columbus announced today that the RecyColumbus program will be rolled out to eligible condo and apartment communities starting in February. Previously, the curbside recycling program was only made available to single family homes and buildings with four or fewer residential units, leaving larger apartment and condominium buildings excluded from participation. “Residents in […]

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Columbus Launches New Sidewalk & Restaurant Recycling Program

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Launches New Sidewalk & Restaurant Recycling Program

The City of Columbus announced today the official launch of a new recycling program that aims to increase recycling efforts in public spaces and private businesses along High Street. The pilot program will span a three mile stretch from Broad Street to Lane Avenue and include Downtown, The Short North and University District. “I am […]

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Eartha Limited Renews Focus on Food Waste, Grows Rapidly

Walker Evans Walker Evans Eartha Limited Renews Focus on Food Waste, Grows Rapidly

Eartha Limited launched in 2009 as a startup business with a noble purpose: divert local food waste from the county landfill and become a premiere resource for composting and waste management consulting. Immediate challenges delayed some of the company’s plans as the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) had existing policies in place that […]

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Columbus Recycling Program Considers Apartment/Condo Expansion

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Recycling Program Considers Apartment/Condo Expansion

The City of Columbus recently completed the five-phase rollout of the new residential curbside recycling program, and the team at RecyColumbus is ready to address one of the common questions brought up about the program. “Many residents who live in apartments and condos have contacted us and said they would like to participate in RecyColumbus,” […]

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State of the City 2013: Plan for Schools, Improving Recycling and Franklinton News

Brent Warren Brent Warren State of the City 2013: Plan for Schools, Improving Recycling and Franklinton News

In his 14th State of the City address, Mayor Coleman looked backed on the city’s Bicentennial year and ticked off a list of accolades and accomplishments; 3,300 new jobs, a drop in both violent and property crimes, recognition by national publications as a smart and affordable city with a humming economy. Coleman, who’s never shy […]

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