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[GreenYes] Re: First Curbside Program

Dear GreenYessers,

By my recollection, the Resource Center in Chicago, IL, started curbside
collection of newspapers, cans, and bottles in the Hyde Park and Kenwood
communities of the city in 1970.

Gretchen Brewer
NM Environment Dept
Santa Fe, NM

-----Original Message-----
From: GreenYes@no.address [mailto:GreenYes@no.address] On
Behalf Of Susan Kinsella
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2005 12:37 AM
To: GreenYes List Serv
Subject: [GreenYes] First Curbside Program

Can anybody tell me which city started the first curbside recycling
program in the U.S. and Canada? I've heard of several contenders for the
Probably there were several that started around the same time. But I
wonder whether it's possible to point to one as the first.


Susan Kinsella
Executive Director
San Francisco, CA
Phone - 415/721-4230
E-mail Fax - 509/756-6987
E-mail - susan@no.address
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