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 →
The City of Knox is no longer offering drop-off recycling. Mayor Dennis Estok told the city council last night the Starke County Environmental Council pulled the two bins located at the corner of Shield and Mound Streets at his request last Friday. 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 →
North Judson residents continue to adjust to their new trash pickup provider. Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins says Republic Services has delivered 96-gallon garbage totes to all the town’s residents. Continue reading →
The Town of North Judson is reminding residents that trash pickup now takes place on the streets, instead of the alleys. Trash should be placed along the curb for pickup. Once pickup is complete, garbage cans should be moved away from the street. Continue reading →
North Judson residents have some new procedures when it comes to garbage pickup. Starting this week, Republic Services is taking over trash pickup, according to North Judson Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins. Continue reading →