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Yes - and its wonderful!

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6/18/14 9:56 A

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Yes, we have a bin for glass and plastic and they also take cardboard and paper. We just put it out every Monday night and they take it along with the garbage. They have two trucks, one for garbage and one for recycling

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I don't but I noticed a huge recycling bin next to Aaron's furniture where I live. Not sure if I can take recycling there. There's also a recycling center down the road. I am going to call and see what they take.

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5/11/14 12:09 P

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Yes --- it is through the different rubbish companies!

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yes, after years of having to sort and bag seperalty. Now I have one bag in the house and everything goes in it, then I take the bag to the bin on my driveway.

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1/5/14 9:47 A

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We have curb recycling here and the collection dates are always posted on the bulletin board well in advance.

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1/4/14 8:53 A

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No, but my daughter does. I bought an extra garbage can to collect recycling materials and take it to her house.

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11/10/13 6:58 P

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My understanding is that our county's trash incinerator has been shut down, and regular trash is now going to landfill, I think. The single-stream recycling is being hauled approximately 35 miles to a center at Ann Arbor.
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11/8/13 12:10 A

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gotta take out my recucling tonight. curbside really is great. my understanding is, where people live close together so that pick-up is relatively inexpensive, curbside recycling actually saves the city money because they get some money back for the recycling and they don't have to pay as much for landfill/ incinerator/ etc.

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11/4/13 9:43 A

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I wish,but my daughter has curbside recycling. Taking my recycle to her.

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10/17/13 7:24 P

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I take plastic to go container's to New Seasons they have a bin and bottle return close to the front door .

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10/17/13 5:29 P

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Yes. And more so we live about 5 minutes away from one of the larger recycling centers so we can take things that they won't pick up and recycle, like worn clothing, broken chairs, boxes, plastics that they don't take in the bin.

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10/6/13 8:14 P

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I take recycling from the house that dose not to the house that dose.

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10/5/13 3:50 P

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Mine is backwards of that - trash every week and recycling every two. I wish it were the other way around.

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9/26/13 7:08 P

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Recycling every week, Garbage every other. Portland, Oregon Saw a sticker at Powel's Books
this morning Keep Portland weird.

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9/26/13 6:53 P

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In Nova Scotia, Canada, where I live, we have mandatory curb side recycling. When garbage collection happens, every two weeks, they will not accept bags that have not been sorted and separated. It's a really great system!

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8/25/13 5:47 P

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Very good

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8/25/13 8:19 A

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Yes iris wonderful
Every two weeks Works for me because I'm single . I'm not sure how large families Keep it for two weeks . Ours is single stream so it is easy

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8/20/13 5:08 P

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Old habits die hard I separate before I put them in the all together. 30 years of separating.

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8/20/13 4:26 P

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Minneapolis has been switching over to single sort recycling. I now have a large blue bin on my driveway that can toss unsorted things into. No more seperating and bagging.


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8/4/13 5:58 P

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I bring recycling from the house that dose not have curb side to the one that dose.

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8/2/13 7:45 A

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JXNCHICORY, I'm living your life.

I'm glad I no longer have to separate my glass by color and schlep it myself to the recycling center. It's so easy now, I don't understand why everyone in town doesn't do it.

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7/25/13 11:09 P

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I was taking recycling in the 70's.

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7/25/13 9:54 A

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That is exactly what I need, and what I think most probably should be doing. I have 3 indoor kitties, and my regular trash is mostly kitty litter.
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6/28/13 3:25 P

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A correction Garbage every other and recycling every week.

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6/28/13 7:36 A

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Exactly! I'm guessing they need more people recycling here to make running their collection truck worth it on a weekly basis.
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6/27/13 10:16 P

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same for me too, although I always have a lot more recycling than trash. emoticon

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5/19/13 9:56 A

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We have recycling every other week, garbage is weekly.

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5/14/13 12:52 A

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We have yard debris, and recycling weekly, Garbage every other week. Yay for Portland

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5/13/13 11:50 P

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My regular trash pickup is tomorrow, mostly kitty litter. New system won't start until next winter - IF it passes a probable referendum vote.
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4/30/13 11:08 P

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4/30/13 10:21 P

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Where I live we have to haul our recycling to the former dump in town about 2-1/2 miles away. In our state there has been mandatory recycling since 1995. It is picked up curbside in the towns, cities and villages along with the garbage.

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4/24/13 2:19 P

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Yes...the town pays for it and all you have to do is throw everything together in a roll-out garbage bin and put curbside every other Tuesday morning!! I love it. I have hardly any trash anymore!! The garbage bin hasn't had to go out for over 2 months!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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4/21/13 7:27 A

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4/7/13 9:28 A

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My town, Jackson, MI, has just [finally!] announced plans for city-wide trash collection that will include single-stream recycling for most things. Most people currently contract with one of the four major haulers. But many residents are upset that little private haulers with pick-up trucks with plywood sides will be forced out of business.
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1/15/13 8:14 P

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I have municipal curbside recycling for metals, glass, paper and some plastics. Wish I had it at work - you can't imagine how much paper schools consume!
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10/14/12 2:56 P

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I live in Nova Scotia, Canada. It was about 12 or 13 years ago when they delivered large green bins to every house and we use them for compost, which gets picked up with our garbage every two weeks. We also have strict rules on recycling, what goes in which bags and our garbage has to be in clear bags to make sure that what we are putting in the garbage really is garbage. I have to say Valley Waste and Resource Management (or local garbage facility) has really been on top of things in our area.

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10/8/12 3:15 P

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The lack of good recycling service is just abysmal! I was paying $10 a month for weekly pickup. Now, I know that's not much; but every month or so, they'd miss a pickup. So i have cancelled it, and I'll have to take it to a collection point about a mile from my house, like I was doing before. :(
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9/24/12 10:50 A

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We recently got large green bins, that are picked up weekly in my area. My parents area they are picked up bi-weekly, but they also have recyclebank.

The Cincinnati area started bin pick up when I was little to the residentials inside city limits as part of our normal service, I was shocked when I moved into my first apartment and there was not a recycling pick up/ receptical per building, or for the complex. I ended up bagging up mine and taking it to my parents.

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We have curbside recycling across the whole sity, and people use it. There have been problems in the past with people stealing the al cans recycling, but it seems to have stopped , thankfully. We also have a combined effort of two recycling facilities where they have set up large containers for the public to use free of charge. The containers are usually stuffed when we drop off ours, and I still see trucks emptying them daily!

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9/16/12 9:06 P

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In Portland, Oregon recycling and yard dabre gets picked up weekly and garbage by weekly

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9/16/12 7:42 P

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TBH, I haven't really used my banked points. I have, however, found plenty of things I'd like to use my points on. They tailor the offers to your location, so I get lots of stuff for the Philadelphia area including some stores I'd like to check out and the occasional museum. The latter is typically a BOGO type deal so I need someone to go with to take advantage of it.

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We just started the recycling & the recycling bank. How do you like it?

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Not only do we have curbside recycling, there's an incentive program to encourage people to put stuff out. https://www.recyclebank.com/

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9/15/12 7:55 A

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We don't. They used to have paper drop-off at the school but people started using it for trash so they stopped.

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We are customers of Waste Management. They pick it up weekly.

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9/14/12 9:13 P

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My city has co -mingled recycling with a $2 a month discount on the curb service if you recycle at least twice a month. They accept paper, cardboard, glass, aluminum and plastic 1-7

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One of the trash collection companies here has just added free recycling to their service. What's the situation in your locale?

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