Column: Thanks to strong public support, county glass recycling revived



I love it when the public makes a knowledgeable request, and it is honored.

Such is the case with glass recycling in Seymour. Mayor Craig Luedeman looked at the amount it was costing the city of Seymour to collect and recycle glass and, being the numbers-man he is, decided the effort wasn’t worth the cost.

But members of the community came together and demanded the service. They hated to see a recyclable commodity being buried in the landfill. They knew the facts about how much it was costing to make sure our bottles and jars were recycled.

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