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Turn your Christmas tree into mulch

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St. Pete sanitation officials want residents to turn their Christmas trees into “yuletide mulch” this year. Residents can place their trees next to their garbage and the city will collect the trees and turn them into yard mulch. Christmas tree pickup is scheduled for January 9. Residents should not put trees on the curb or near alley trashcans until January 8. For those residents taking their trees down sooner, they can still be recycled early by taking them to one…

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St. Pete sanitation app lauded as useful recycling tool

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St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman is encouraging residents to take advantage of a city app called “St. Pete Collects” to help with the rollout of the city’s new recycling program. “Our St. Pete Collects app is super helpful; solid waste/recycling info, reminders, Waste Wizard tool. Go to your Google Play or App store,” Kriseman wrote on his Facebook page Tuesday morning. The app contains a tool in which users can enter an item into a search bar in the “Waste…

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Emails show mounting criticism over St. Pete’s curbside recycling

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St. Pete is just a couple of weeks away from implementation of the city’s long-awaited universal curbside recycling program. Last month residents began receiving the large, 95-gallon blue bins. That’s about the time excitement turned to trepidation. Since bins starting hitting yards across the city, the mayor and City Council have been fielding email after email from residents angry about the program. Based on an analysis of 61 of those emails, it seemed the people who were the angriest were…

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