09 Sep '11, 6pm

Big news: #California Gives Apartment Renters ‘Right to Recycle’

Big news: #California Gives Apartment Renters ‘Right to Recycle’

This week, California’s governor signed legislation requiring the state’s apartment owners to provide recycling services to their tenants starting Jan. 1, 2012. Photo: Creative Commons, by Los Angeles Recycling just got easier for the 7 million Californians living in apartment buildings. This week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Renter’s Right to Recycle Act, which requires owners of multifamily housing with five or more units to provide paper, plastic and can and bottle recycling programs to their tenants starting next year. “We have finally overcome a great inequity,” said the bill’s author Assembly member Bob Blumenfield (D-San Fernando Valley) in a statement. “Renters want and deserve the same opportunities to recycle as everyone else. Before this bill, many renters could recycle only by hauling their waste across town to a recycling center. Green ...

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earth911.com 09 Sep '11, 1pm

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grist.org 09 Sep '11, 11am

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youngupstarts.com 08 Sep '11, 1pm

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earth911.com 12 Sep '11, 10am

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Recycle Your Roses!

Recycle Your Roses!

michellephan.com 20 Sep '11, 3pm

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More Rumor Mongering Against US EPA - What Gives?

treehugger.com 10 Sep '11, 7pm

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Check the bottom right shades - so sea worthy! Which colors will be in demand for 2012? Find out:

Check the bottom right shades - so sea worthy! ...

greenbuildermag.com 16 Sep '11, 2pm

For fall and winter 2011/2012 the color choices are bold and expressive. Bazzèo, a leading U.S. maker of sustainable cabin...