recycling 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 Recycle e-waste and receive free Reds tickets http://wvxu.org/post/recycle-e-waste-and-receive-free-reds-tickets <p></p><p>If you need some added incentive to get rid of an old computer or other electronics, local recycling organizations are partnering with the Cincinnati Reds to offer tickets in exchange for your old junk.</p><p>The first 200 people at each event will receive a voucher for two free Reds tickets to an upcoming 2014 regular season Reds game. The team says more than 140,000 lbs. of electronic waste was collected during last year's drive.</p> Thu, 01 May 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 26092 at http://wvxu.org Recycle e-waste and receive free Reds tickets Hamilton County recycling up a storm http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-recycling-storm <p><strong>Mariemont, Madeira and Wyoming led the way </strong>as Hamilton County recycled nearly 41 tons of metal, glass, plastic and paper last year.</p><p>That's an average of 245 pounds per household.</p><p>Rounding out the top ten were Montgomery, Glendale, Terrace Park, Amberley Village, Indian Hill, Evendale and Blue Ash.</p><p><a href="http://www.hamiltoncountyrecycles.org/" target="_blank">The Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District </a>estimates the recycling:</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:22:11 +0000 Ann Thompson 25268 at http://wvxu.org Hamilton County recycling up a storm You've heard about LEED certified buildings. How about LEED demolition? http://wvxu.org/post/youve-heard-about-leed-certified-buildings-how-about-leed-demolition <p>Advanced Community Enhancement (ACE), Building Value, Rumpke and the Uptown Consortium are taking down an old laundromat in Avondale. The hot thing in construction right now is LEED certification for highly efficient and sustainable structures. These organizations though are trying to achieve LEED platinum demolition standards. They're repurposing or recycling 90 percent of the building's materials.</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:51:34 +0000 Tana Weingartner 22968 at http://wvxu.org You've heard about LEED certified buildings. How about LEED demolition? Christmas tree recycling this weekend http://wvxu.org/post/christmas-tree-recycling-weekend <p>If your once glorious Christmas tree is starting to look a little worse for wear, Hamilton County is ready to help you recycle. Three recycling sites open Saturday. They'll accept trees and other holiday greenery.</p><p>Details from <a href="http://hamiltoncountyrecycles.org/index.php?page=yardwaste-drop-off-sites" target="_blank">Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste District</a>:</p><p>Saturday, January 4 and January 11, 2014 from noon–3:00 pm, sites will be open to receive holiday greenery.</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 16:22:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 21426 at http://wvxu.org