Snyder offers plan to boost solid waste recycling

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing a plan to boost Michigan’s performance on recycling solid waste.

Michigan recycles only about 15 percent of its municipal waste, far below the national average rate of 35 percent. The Department of Environmental Quality says $435 million worth of paper, glass, plastics and other materials that could be recycled winds up in landfills each year.

The plan released Monday
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Spring Cleaning and Recycling

Spring Cleaning time is here! Now that the weather is changing, many of us have started our annual “Spring Cleaning”.

During Spring Cleaning, many will have recyclable items to toss. The Calhoun County Public Health Department (CCPHD) is here to remind/notify you that recycling is limited and only a number of items are accepted at the recycling center located at the Calhoun County Road Department on
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Solid Waste Management Planning Advisory Committee Filled

The Calhoun County Public Health Department is pleased to announce that nine of the 10 vacancies on the Solid Waste Management Planning Advisory Committee were filled at the March 20, 2014 Board of Commissioners meeting. The appointment for the remaining vacancy is included on the April 15, 2014 meeting agenda of the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners. The new members of the Solid Waste Management Planning Advisory Committee are
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