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House Panel Debates Bottle Return Fraud Penalties

People in Michigan attempting to return out-of-state cans and bottles for a dime per container refund could face jail time, under proposed legislation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

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RRRASOC Communities Recycle Better than the U.S. Average

The Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County has tallied its disposal numbers from 2012, and they look very green.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/10/2013

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Flint Outsources Garbage Collection, Brings Back Curbside Recycling

Flint’s emergency financial manager says he’s outsourcing the city’s garbage collection services, a move that will also restore curbside recycling service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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Oakland Group Accepting Holiday Lights For Recycling

Beginning this December, the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of Southwest Oakland County will collect burned out holiday lights for recycling at the RRRASOC recycling drop-off center at 20000 W. Eight Mile Road in Southfield.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/09/2012

East English Village Preparatory Academy is one of Detroit's more energy-efficient schools. (credit: WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Detroit Schools Take On ‘Go Green’ Challenge

It’s “Go Green Week” in the Detroit Public Schools and the district is unveiling a number of energy-saving practices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/26/2012

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Cash In On Consumers Energy During Energy Awareness Month

Consumers Energy customers can do more than think about saving electricity and natural gas during October’s Energy Awareness Month. They can save money, and get a larger-than-normal incentive check, if they act now on the utility’s offer to pay them to recycle old refrigerators and freezers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2012

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Detroit Expands Curb-Side Recycling Program

Starting this week, about 5,000 households on the city’s northwest side will join the 24,000 homes that already have their recycling picked up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2012

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Kettering Student Turns Passion For Recycling Into One-Of-A-Kind Job At Burning Man

Welding was what got Joseph Lombardi to Burning Man the first time, but it was recycling that has kept him going back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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Beaumont Health System Joins Healthier Hospitals Initiative

Beaumont Health System is only one of two organizations in Michigan and the only health system in southeast Michigan to participate in all six challenges offered as part of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/05/2012

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ReNu Recycling Grows With Green Awareness

Scrapyards by nature aren’t really pretty places. But when you hear Norbert Wierszewski talk about his ReNu Recycling in Redford Township, it’s a paradise of green technology.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/31/2012

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