Garbage — Instructions at Home

By Jim Gladson Garbage – Recycling – Organics Garbage At home, all garbage should be placed in large bags & then in the Brown Cart.  Repeat until the cart is full or nearly so. Place cart by the curb on your service day after 7am & return empty cart to storage by 10pm....
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Garbage

By Jim Gladson Garbage – Recycling – Organics Garbage Some call it “trash.” Other refer to it as “clutter.” Or, perhaps some just say “junk.” But, no matter what you call it, the official name is Garbage! At Woodland, we have almost 50 small garbage cans. They all eventually get...
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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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Goodbye Carts — Hello Blue Steel

By Jim Gladson Give a fond goodbye to the four Recycling Carts. The 4 carts were acquired from the City of San Antonio in October, 2012. In the four years that Woodland set its carts out, an estimated total of 625 carts were used. Now we have a new kid on the block from Republic...
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