Posts Tagged ‘ recycling ’

Rahm: Blue cart “we do it or we don’t”

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July 5, 2011

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel told an virtual town hall that the city has a commitment to environmental programs. He critisized the blue cart program, which does not serve about 359,000 households in the city. “Either we do it or we don’t,” he is quoted by the Chicago Sun-Times. The mayor held two town halls...
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Electronic recycling at NEIU

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March 17, 2011

An electronic recycling event is being held at Northeastern Illinois University. The event is intended to allow residents to safely dispose of computers, monitors, fax machines and other electronic devices. Electronic Recycling Northeastern Illinois University 5500 N Saint Louis Ave., Parking Lot L Fri- Sat., Mar. 25-26. 9A – 3P.
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Floods cancel sweeping, recycling

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July 28, 2010
Floods cancel sweeping, recycling

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger (D-Chicago: Marynook Park) declared the county a disaster area Tuesday, clearing the way for the County Department of Homeland Security to release more resources to stressed local governments and for the State of Illinois to seek Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance following the storms of July 23 and...
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Saturday morning in our ‘hood

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June 26, 2010
Saturday morning in our ‘hood

8 AM: Electronics Pickup 11 AM Epiphany United Church of Christ Summerfest 11: 10 AM Epiphany Summerfest 11:30 AM Wheel chair softball
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Weekend picks and traffic

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June 25, 2010
Weekend picks and traffic

The 47th Ward electronics pickup is scheduled for early Saturday morning. Let’s face it, you’re not going to restart that Apple II+ again. Get rid of it in an environmentally sound manner. Electronics have both toxic materials that can harm groundwater and humans and valuable metals that will pay for the recycling. Place your...
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