Proposed Changes to Solid Waste and Recycling Ordinance Would Give County New Tools to Protect the E


Overall, the proposed ordinance contains provisions designed to protect public health and safety, and build more sustainable ways to deal with waste in Cook County.

“We know that suburban Cook County generates more waste per capita than the national average, and that our recycling rate lags,” Preckwinkle said. “Our ultimate goal is to turn materials into opportunities instead of liabilities, and to greatly boost Cook County’s recycling and waste reduction.”…Please click here to read the rest of the Sept. 12th Cook County blog post.

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