Plastic is no longer something we throw away, Dr. Sherri Mason, co-principal investigator on a landmark study that found micro plastics, pieces small enough to not see with the naked eye, in significant quantities in Lake Erie, told a Cleveland City Club audience this week.
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Forget the # inside of the three little arrows. Recycling in Cuyahoga County just got a lot simpler. Thanks to an effort by the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District to streamline what can and cannot be recycled. The new rules for recycling can be found online at CuyahogaRecycles.org What changed? Whether you’re at home, work—pretty much wherever you step foot inside Cuyahoga County—expect...
quasar energy group has grown from a novelty—taking waste ice cream from Pierre's at its Collinwood facility—into an operation that converts the entire City of Wooster's wastewater into electricity, natural gas to run vehicles and a business model that will someday challenge the status quo.
Cuyahoga County's annual report card on recycling can tell us only so much – who are the best and worst recyclers. So we sliced the data, to look at how much is being recycled on a per capita basis versus thrown in the landfill. Some discoveries include – Strongsville and Cleveland produce the same waste per capita. At 30%, Cuyahoga's residents...more
Although Mayor Jackson and Cleveland Public Power's push to develop a waste to energy facility is a big gamble-and his quiet way has been taken by opponents as a go-it-alone strategy similar to the ill-fated LED street light plan-we should not knock the mayor for his impulse to introduce bold new ideas into how the city operates. But, the opponents...more
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