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Recycling Meltdown

The Herald has a piece today that discusses how the county is taking a look at curbside recycling. Meaning: it’s expensive and they are considering changing it or maybe even eliminating it. The article has two audio "podcasts" with interviews with Roger Carlton, asst. Miami-Dade County manager and Miami-Dade Solid Waste Director Kathleen Woods-Richardson. There is also a...

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Early Bird Gets the Worm – Vote Now

Early Bird Gets the Worm – Vote Now

Can’t wait for the November 7 elections? Don’t want to wait in line to vote? Going to be out of town or busy on that day? Not to fear, early voting is here! Actually, it started on Monday and runs through November 5. There are 20 locations across Miami Dade in which you can vote early. You do not have to go to your precinct…you may go to any one. The hours this week are from...

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Friday: South Dade Watershed Study

Friday: South Dade Watershed Study

We’ve got lots of events to announce this week! Here’s the latest event you should be involved in, according to supporters of the Hold the Line campaign. It’s the South Miami-Dade Watershed Study and the meeting is from 9:30 am to 2 pm on Friday the 13th in South Dade. The study is evaluating water supply and many other factors vital to the health of Miami-Dade residents and...

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Hybrid Buses – Anyone Seen?

Hybrid Buses – Anyone Seen?

Miami Dade received a couple of hybrid buses on loan for about a month…which is probably ending soon. I headed down south to the busway (where the Metrorail ends @ Dadeland South), to try and catch a glimpse. No dice. Larry Lebowitz writes: Transit plans to purchase 39 of the 60-foot hybrids by 2008 and 180 of the 42-foot models between 2009 and 2012 as part of its routine fleet...

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Compost Awareness Week

Compost Awareness Week

Today kicks of International Compost Awareness Week, by the US Compost Council. Manola asked a while ago about composting in hot and sticky Florida. Well, it turns out there is a site to talk you through it. Florida’s Online Composting Center. It seems that the City of Miami gives out free mulch and compost during the week to residents. Virginia Key location 3851 Rickenbacker Causeway....

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