solid waste http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati's one trash container policy may be changing http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-one-trash-container-policy-may-be-changing <p>Cincinnati officials will likely amend a controversial policy put in place last fall which limited most households to one container of trash per week.&nbsp;<br /><br />Gerald Checco with Public Services said the city is not ready to implement those new waste regulations anyway.&nbsp; He said his department will be working on amendments.&nbsp; He made a presentation Monday to city council’s neighborhood committee.<br /><br />The changes would let some households have more than one container as long as it can be picked up by the city's automated trash trucks.<br /> Mon, 19 May 2014 19:07:25 +0000 Jay Hanselman 26921 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's one trash container policy may be changing Cincinnati delivering more trash carts this month http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-delivering-more-trash-carts-month <p>The City of Cincinnati is beginning the second phase of a program to deliver <a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/changes-city-garbage-collection" target="_blank">new trash carts to city residents</a>.<br><br>Households that have their trash collected on Tuesdays <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wvxu/files/TrashBrochure.pdf" target="_blank">will be getting carts</a> throughout May.<br> Mon, 06 May 2013 14:32:48 +0000 Jay Hanselman 12205 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati delivering more trash carts this month Cincinnati ends Recyclebank program http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-ends-recyclebank-program <p>Cincinnati has dropped the Recyclebank program designed to encourage residents to recycle. &nbsp;<br><br>City officials say participation rates were disappointing. &nbsp;<br><br>The program is being revamped in order to realize the city's original intent:&nbsp; to encourage and reward people who recycle, which in turns saves taxpayer dollars on tipping fees at the landfill. &nbsp;<br><br>Current rewards can still be redeemed through Recyclebank. &nbsp;<br><br>In 2012, city residents and small business recycled more than 17,000 tons, which compares to just more than 12,000 tons in 2008. Thu, 02 May 2013 19:34:37 +0000 Jay Hanselman 12109 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati ends Recyclebank program