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City Hall Budget Proposal Unveiled for 2010

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Yesterday, Mayor Michael Coleman proposed his 2010 budget plan to Columbus City Council. Over two-thirds of the $655 Million budget will go toward maintaining police and fire services, and also includes the reinstatement of city-wide yard-waste pickup on April 15th and the re-opening of all closed Rec Centers by September 2010. City Council is not […]


Proposal to Change Trash and Recycling Procedures

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: SWACO proposal would aid Columbus’ budget, landfill, but residents could foot bill By Barbara Carmen City and neighborhood leaders say they’ll consider proposals to regionalize recycling, yard-waste collection and possibly trash pickup as Columbus prepares to ask voters to raise the income tax. Giving the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio control […]


3,930 Residents Sign-up for Yard Waste Service

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Nearly 4000 Residents Sign-up for Yard Waste Service Columbus residents can still sign-up for Rumpke yard waste service, which begins Monday, April 20. Nearly 4,000 have signed-up so far. The 3,930 customers joined the program by pre-paying on the phone with a credit card or by mailing a check or money order. Rumpke […]


Subscription-Based Yard Waste Pickup Plan Approved

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: Yard Waste Service Available in Columbus Rumpke will offer City of Columbus residents weekly yard waste service on a subscription basis beginning April 20, 2009. Residents can start signing-up immediately for the service which will cost $49.50 for the six month season from mid-April to mid-October 2009. The cost remains the same no […]


New Subscription-Based Yard Waste Pickup Plan

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From The Dispatch: Columbus unveils subscription plan for yard waste pickup By Rober Vitale Columbus plans to restore yard-waste collection, but residents will have to pay for it directly. The Department of Public Service said this morning that it plans to introduce a subscription service through Rumpke of Ohio Inc., the private company that picked […]


German Village Man Starts Yard Waste Program

Walker Evans Walker Evans

From This Week News: Village to have its own yard-waste program By David J. Cross A German Village man is stepping up to fill the vacuum left by the city’s decision to cut yard-waste pickup. David Gaumer, owner of Garden Bouquet, has organized a service for those on the south side. Gaumer is collecting yard […]


Decision to cut yard waste may add to pollution

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From The Dispatch: Yard-waste decision may add to pollution By Spencer Hunt The city’s decision to cut yard-waste pickups will put more cars and trucks on the road, boost fuel use and increase air pollution in central Ohio. At the same time, grass clippings, leaves and twigs tossed into garbage cans will shorten the life […]


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