New San Antonio System

By Jim Gladson Introduction The following are descriptions for the three Carts in use by many San Antonians. Contents of Carts: Garbage Recycling Organics Color of Cart: Brown Blue Green Number: 1 Cart 1 Cart 1 Cart Sample Service Day: Tuesday Friday Friday  
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Things You’ll Need to Know

By Jim Gladson Introduction Before we go too far, let’s define some of the terms. 335 lbs – Maximum Load of Cart Carts – Out by 7am & in by 10pm on service day 3-1-1 – The number to call for assistance sanantonio.gov/swmd  – The web site SWMD – The city’s Solid...
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Brief San Antonio History of Trash

By Jim Gladson Introduction In the 1880’s, the growth of paper products had reached a level that Recycling became a valuable commodity.  By the 1950’s, minor recycling of aluminum drink cans began. Around 15 years ago, we received “bins” for paper, limited glass, & cans....
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Garbage – Recycling – Organics

By Jim Gladson Introduction San Antonio’s beautiful colors are reflected in…Garbage, Recycling, & Organics. The 24 posts cover: Introduction (4 posts) Garbage (2 posts) Recycling (10 posts) Organics. (8 posts)   In future issues of The Twig, the Woodland Blog (and...
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