NGOs team up to tackle NOLA's bead problem
Posted on 2/16/2018 3:10:00 AM.

The Young Leadership Council partnered with ArcGNO this carnival season to collect beads and recyclables on the parade routes through uptown New Orleans. A published report revealed that the city removed more than 64 tons of beads from a five block stretch of St. Charles, before the start of Mardi Gras. YLC Recycles Project Leader Hannah Kincannon says it’s a public safety issue.
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Tis the season to recycle
Posted on 12/30/2016 10:37:00 AM.

The state Department of Environmental Quality is reminding the public to recycle after the holidays because more waste is produced in December than any other month. Jean Kelly with DEQ says almost everything is recyclable in one way or another.
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First Lady Edwards encourages Louisiana residents to recycle
Posted on 4/22/2016 1:35:00 AM.

First Lady Donna Edwards has announced a new recycling initiative at the Governor’s Mansion in honor of Earth Day, which is today. Mrs. Edwards says she and the governor have been recycling ever since they lived in Hawaii many years ago.
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DEQ encouraging people to recycle
Posted on 12/30/2015 3:34:00 AM.
More trash is produced during the month of December and the Department of Environmental Quality urges you to recycle.  DEQ spokesman Greg Langley encourages people to recycle Christmas trees because it not only reduces the amount of material that goes into landfills, but the trees are put to a beneficial use.
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