The Council postpones its decision on selective collection

After a long meeting, the city council recently postponed a decision on the implementation of a curbside recycling program. Council did not make a decision on approving the program and an associated contract until after 10 p.m. on October 18, prompting Mayor John Muhlfeld to suggest that the article be …

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Six dead, scores fear missing in Nigeria after skyscraper collapse

At least six people have died in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos after a high-rise building that was under construction collapsed, the state’s chief of emergency services said on Tuesday.Building collapses are common in Africa’s most populous country, where regulations are poorly enforced and building materials often inferior.State official Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu …

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Sheldon advances in recycling | New

SHELDON — Doing nothing for the recycling container in the parking lot of the Sheldon Community Service Center seemed to be turning the wheels in terms of curbside recycling. At the Sheldon city council meeting on September 22, the council heard De Kruif Disposal owner Mark Gurtler say the container …

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EPA Green Waste Cleanup Program

Lithgow Council continues to provide services to help local people affected by former bushfires. As part of the NSW Government’s Green Waste Cleanup Program, $ 2.2 million is available to dispose of problematic green waste. The council acknowledged that more work was still needed to collect, manage and recycle the …

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Tybee Public Works Center donates recycled bicycles

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WTOC) – The Tybee Island Public Works Center said it noticed many people bringing bicycles to their recycling center for disposal. However, many of the bikes were still in good condition. So the public works department decided to do something with them. About forty bicycles were collected …

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