A frequently asked questions to EcoMyths Alliance is “do you need to rinse all containers before tossing them into the recycling bin”? To explore this issue, today on our EcoMyths segment, Jerome McDonnell and Kate Sackman from EcoMyths Alliance talked with engineering professor and researcher Eric Masanet, PhD, of Northwestern University.
Chicago aldermen have long controlled a key city service: garbage pick-up. But not for long, says Mayor Rahm Emanuel. As part of our coverage this week of Emanuel's budget, we look at the politics of trash.Right now, Chicago's garbage trucks are assigned to one of its 50 wards."
Evanston residents and other interested groups had their first chance Tuesday night to weigh in on a proposed ban on single-use shopping bags.While opinions ran the gamut - from favorable to opposed - all agreed that they would like to see Evanston become a greener place.