The Starke County Environmental Management District is looking into alternatives to the drop-off recycling bins placed at locations around the county. Last week the ones in both North Judson and Knox were pulled due to excessive dumping of trash and other non-recyclable items in and around the containers. Continue reading →
North Judson residents will soon have curbside recycling. The town council voted Monday to enter into a five-year contract with Republic Services. Under the arrangement, residents will get a new recycling tote. Recycling will be picked up every other week, likely starting in August.
Whether or not North Judson gets curbside recycling pickup, the recycling drop-off site currently offered by the Starke County Environmental Management District will be removed by July 1. That’s what town council member Jane Ellen Felchuk told the rest of the council Monday. Town officials say it’s been difficult to keep the site clean, and they want the bins taken away as soon as possible. Continue reading →
The Town of North Judson is asking residents whether or not they want curbside recycling pickup. On Monday, the town council heard a presentation from Republic Services about adding the service. The company already provides trash pickup for the town. Continue reading →
Knox residents will start receiving their new curbside recycling carts tomorrow. City officials say they should place their open recycling totes at the curb, even if they are empty. Waste Management will pick them up and drop off the new, 64-gallon wheeled container. Continue reading →
The City of Knox is prepared to roll out its new recycling carts. Waste Management will begin delivering the 64-gallon wheeled containers on Wednesday, July 27th. City officials say residents should place their open recycling totes at the curb that day for pickup, even if they are empty. Waste Management will pick them up and replace them with the carts. Continue reading →