Spruce Street Harbor Park Opening 

Fri, May 22, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Cheese Making 101

Sat., May 23, 12 to 2 p.m.

Wild Edibles Walk

Wed., May 27, 6 to 8:30 p.m.

 

  

 

 

Entries in yard waste (1)

Thursday
Oct132011

Recycling Challenge: Yard Waste

FACT

Yard waste, consisting of grass, leaves and other garden debris, comprises an estimated 18 percent of the annual municipal waste stream.

PROBLEM

Sending yard waste to the landfill puts an unnecessary seasonal burden on the municipal garbage collection system.  Leaf waste can account for as much as 60 percent to 80 percent of the waste stream in the fall, and grass clippings can make up 50 percent.

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