Louisville Eyes Renewed Plastic Bag Ban for Yard Waste

Louisville Eyes Renewed Plastic Bag Ban for Yard Waste

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, October 14, 2012 (ENS) – Autumn is here in Jefferson County, Kentucky, and trees are dropping tons of colorful leaves on streets, lanes and yards. Home to the 600,000 residents of the state’s largest city, Louisville, the county is changing its solid waste management approach from reliance on landfilling to resource recovery. The […]

Houston Mandates Compostable Bags

Houston Mandates Compostable Bags

Starting April 5th, citizens of Houston, Texas who want their yard trimmings picked up by the city must use compostable bags.  On Sept. 2, 2009, the City Council approved an ordinance that requires residents to use compostable bags for City collection of green organic material. The ordinance is intended to reduce the amount of yard […]