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Re: [greenyes] Recycling and public transportation

Don't forget to look into the recycling program in place in Curtiba, Brazil.
Curtiba has a world class transit system and has been praised for building very
sustainable environmental programs in their urban city, including recycling
efforts. Their city website, however is not in English, so you'll need a
translator or to find a contact to tell you about it. I know Richard Register
in Berkeley, CA has held a Conference in Curtiba and written on the city, he
may be a resource for a contact there.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dana Coyle" <Dana.Coyle@no.address>
To: <greenyes@no.address>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 7:55 AM
Subject: [greenyes] Recycling and public transportation

> New Jersey is looking for information on recycling programs in place in
> major cities/metropolitan areas, in terms of their public
> transportation. For example, the Metro in Washington, DC, the T in
> Boston, and especially the commuter rail systems leading in and out of
> the cities.
> Do you know of a successful recycling program in place in such a
> situation? How is it set up? Newspaper only, or are they collecting
> bottles and cans as well?
> Any info or contacts are appreciated!
> Thanks!
> Dana C. Coyle
> Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste
> P.O. Box 414
> Trenton, NJ 08625
> P: (609) 984-3438
> F: (609) 777-0769

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