Early this month, the Hamilton County Solid Waste Management District began offering computer, computer equipment, and television recycling to Hamilton County residents. Residents can now drop off CPUs, hard drives, copiers, computer monitors, scanners, cell phones, televisions, and more to 2trg at 11092 Kenwood Road (Building 7), Blue Ash, Ohio 45242. For more information, click [...]
Archive for June, 2010
According to a report by Mesothelioma.com, the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) has awarded a $415,000 grant to the City of Reynoldsburg to support the removal of asbestos-containing floor tiles and piping from the Valu King Food Market building. For more information, click here.
According to a recent article in the Coshocton Tribune, a planned expansion of the American Electric Power (AEP) Conesville Generating Station landfill has been approved by the Ohio EPA. The solid waste permit-to-install will allow the landfill, located approximately three miles south of Coshocton, to increase its disposal capacity by three to five years. For [...]
A new plan for Downtown Columbus calls for a bike station that, according to a Dispatch report, appears likely to move forward. The project would combine with a number of recent efforts by the city to encourage residents to commute by bicycle. If the station follows models in other cities, such as Chicago and Washington [...]
According to an article in ThisWeek, the City of Reynoldsburg and Reynoldsburg schools are working in collaboration to apply for a $200,000 Ohio EPA grant to construct wetlands on the site of two future school buildings. The proposed project calls for wetlands on two of the site’s total 68 acres. If approved by the Ohio [...]
Dell is now using bamboo ‘product cushions’ for approximately half of their Inspiron models, along with outer boxes that are 25 percent recycled (post-consumer). The bamboo packaging is compostable and should soon be certified for recycling. Dell is also seeking FSC chain of custody (CoC) certification for the bamboo. For details on the new packaging, [...]