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RE: [GreenYes] History
Title: RE: [GreenYes] History

Dear Peter,

Thanks for this delightful historical perspective!!

Rebecca Brown

-----Original Message-----
From: Peter Anderson []
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 7:26 AM
To: GreenYes
Subject: [GreenYes] History

Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 15:03:44 -0500
Subject: [GreenYes] bags?

Megan asks if "anyone knows the first city/town that started the idea of
their recyclables into colored (or clear) bags and then having them picked
at the same time, in the same truck, as the regular garbage? As far as I've
heard, Omaha wasn't the first."

There may well be something before this, but NYC inaugurated a three stream
collection on the same truck in 1896 under the leadership of Col. Waring.


Peter Anderson
4513 Vernon Blvd. Suite 15
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 231-1100
Fax (608) 233-0011

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