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UK wants to change 20,000 pounds of cardboard being thrown away each week

There's a trashy display on UK's campus people are talking about, which is a good thing. The school is using it to bring awareness to the importance of recycling.  

Fayette, Mercer, Pulaski, others get recycling funds

Grants help fund variety of projects

Residential, business curbside recycling resumes Monday in Lexington

The Lexington Recycling Center will be back in business on Monday.

City: Recycling back on line sooner than expected

After a hiccup earlier this week, Lexington has some good news for recycling enthusiasts.

Lexington to close recycling center for equipment repair

Clean paper recycling is not impacted

Mayor Gorton to announce paper recycling program

After being closed for part of this month, Lexington's Recycle Center is back open and now Mayor Linda Gorton is going to announce the community's next step program for paper recycling. 

Free paper shredding while paper recycling is still unavailable

Lexington offered free paper shredding to the community on Saturday.

Lexington’s mayor announces plans to overhaul city’s recycling

Mayor Gorton is taking several steps to jump start fixing the city's many recycling problems.

State Division of Waste Management announces $4.6 million in grants

49 recycling, 6 composting, and 29 household hazardous waste grants to expand recycling and composting infrastructure, reduce the amount of solid waste going into landfills, and improve the environmental management of household hazardous waste.

Lexington recycling center to accept material again after backlog

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The recycling center in Lexington anticipates accepting material again Monday after a backlog. Live Green Lexington posted on Facebook, the center...

Weather-related problems shut down city’s recycling center; material being diverted

Multiple mechanical failures at the city’s recycling center on Thursday have created a major backlog of recyclable materials on the center’s tipping floor.

City’s lawsuit seeks to block law targeting plastic bag ban

Louisville's waste management district is suing over a new state law that changes how garbage and recycling are regulated across the city and Jefferson County.

KY Div. of Waste Management announces millions in grants

The Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management today announced 45 recycling grants, 27 household hazardous waste grants and one grant for a compost pilot project.

Free paper shred event and food drive Saturday

You can get paper shredded for free and help a great cause at the same time on Saturday, May 14, if you live in Fayette County.

KY ranks 43rd of 50 in WalletHub “green” states report

As Earth Day approaches, a new report published on personal finance website WalletHub ranks Kentucky as 43rd in the country when it comes to 2016'a "greenest" states.

Holiday garbage service schedule

Alternate garbage collection service schedule, and recycling over the holidays.

Recycling truck fire serves as important reminder

Material in the back of a commercial recycling truck caught fire Friday morning just before 7 a.m. at mile marker 85 of I-64 West, prompting fire crews to respond and for Rumpke to issue an important reminder to customers.

Recycling facility fire still under investigation

Crews are still investigating what started a large fire at a recycling facility near downtown Lexington.

Memorial Day holiday collections, closings in Lexington

Find out what schedule adjustments will be made by the city of Lexington on Memorial Day on everything from garbage pickup to recycling.

No Rumpke trash or recycling collection on Friday

Hazardous road conditions will keep Rumpke from collecting trash and recycling from its customers in Central Kentucky on Friday.

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Man dies in collision with garbage truck on I-64 in Clark County

20-year old Donald James Blevins, of Olive Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Winchester Sun.

Patricia Sheffer named Kentucky Superintendent of the Year

The award is presented by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.
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Not all following Beshear’s new restrictions & recommendation

One of the restaurants publicly flouting Governor Andy Beshear's executive order about indoor dining says it has received a notice from the Northern Kentucky District Health Department, suspending its food service permit. 

Kentucky vs. Detroit Mercy postponed, Cats will play Wednesday and Sunday

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The schedule for the Bluegrass Showcase, Kentucky men’s basketball’s season-opening multi-team event, has been adjusted for this week. UK...