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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Amberlyn Liles

City seeks bigger rubbish location

A public hearing is set for 5 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall for the city’s quest to add another rubbish site next to the current one to help prepare for the future. (July 21, 2014, Page 1)

Oxford to help others recycle

MDEQ grant will help Oxford to help other towns enhance their recycling programs while continuing to upgrade its own system. (May 28, 2014, Page 1)

City departments chip in for storm cleanup

City employees from several departments have taken to the streets to help the Solid Waste Department gather up the debris and tree limbs from Thursday’s storm. (July 2, 2013, Page 2)

Keep Mississippi Beautiful honors Patterson with award

Keep Mississippi Beautiful has awarded Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson with the Mayor of the Year award for Oxford’s commitment to recycling, sustainable living and improving littering. (May 17, 2012, Page 2A)

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day set next week

The Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority, along with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the city of Oxford, will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 21 in the parking lot of the National Guard Armory, next to the Oxford Conference Center off Sisk Avenue.
The collection day is a time when everyone can safely dispose of items like pain, motor oil, batteries, old computers, household and lawn chemicals and their containers, tires, florescent bulbs, and pesticides. (April 13, 2012, Page 3A)

Recycling changes ahead?

A proposed new recycling facility at Three Rivers may end the need for Oxford residents to sort their recyclable materials. (February 6, 2012, Page 1A)

Save your hazardous wastes for spring

Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority received $60,000 for hazardous waste which will help with the annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day in Oxford in April. (December 7, 2011, Page 2)

A ‘re-user’ is trying to learn to be a ‘recycler’

Editor Don Whitten admits he’s not the best in the world at recycling, but says he’s learning. He takes a look back at when recycling was actually “re-using” items, remembering multiple uses for cans, bottles, jars, et cetera. (June 15, 2011, Page 4)

Liles, city of Oxford take home awards

Amberlyn Liles and the city of Oxford were honored at this year’s Keep Mississippi Beautiful awards. (May 9, 2011, Page 6A)

Waste day a successful event

On Saturday, the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority, along with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality and the city of Oxford, held the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day at the Oxford Conference Center. (April 11, 2011, Page 1A)

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