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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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Dan Ruth: Bad recycling planning = A one-term Kriseman

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Rick Kriseman can’t win. It took St. Pete years to hop on the universal curbside bandwagon. The slow progress led the city to be the last remaining major Florida city not to have universal recycling. Environmentalist do-gooders reamed Kriseman’s predecessor, Bill Foster, for not pushing recycling. Kriseman, on the other hand, touted it during campaigning and capitalized on the recycling vote. He ushered it in, along with a willing City Council and now it’s just days away from becoming a…

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Universal curbside recycling is so close, bins already rolling out in St. Pete

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A bunch of St. Pete residents had new recycling carts delivered to their homes Monday. People living in single and multi-family residences in the eastern part of the city south of about Fifth Avenue North may have already received bins and others will soon. But, just because the shiny new carts are landing in driveways doesn’t mean they’re ready for use. The city will not begin service until July. Residents in Zone one as well as in seven other recycling…

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