Page 14 - The Michigan Daily/New Student Edition - Thursday, September 7, 1989
Fun in the sun
(Top) Children can have a great time playing games like Capture the Flag
on the grass fields of Burns Park. (Right) Paul Van Dyke teaches his
grandson Ben how to fish in the Huron River while the rest of the family
was spending time in other parts of Gallup Park during the Memorial
weekend. (Bottom) Boating is another popular activity in Gallup Park as
people can cruise the Huron in either canoes or gasoline powered boats.
A bulldozer works on clearing space at the landfill. City officials hope to
soon implement new methods of disposal to cut waste.
City seeks way to
take out the trashv
By Kristine Lalonde
Daily Staff Writer
It's not a topic most people even
want to think about - garbage. But,
garbage and the lack of space in the
landfill has been constantly on the
minds of Ann Arbor council mem-
For months they've had to grap-
ple with the diminishing space at the
landfill. Now the landfill is closed to
all private haulers and the council
must wait for the Department of
Natural Resources' approval before
adding more land to the dump.
The DNR, however, is being
more cautious with landfill expan-
Many dumps statewide, including
Ann Arbor's, contaminate the
ground water supply. The Depart-
ment has thus strengthened re-
quirements for landfill liners. If Ann
Arbor's expansion is approved, the
DNR will probably require a double
liner to avoid leakage. Ann Arbor
also must implement a ground water
testing system to detect contamina-
Synthia Noble, DNR district se-
nior environmental engineer with the
solid waste division, said the Depart-
ment is cracking down. "Ann Arbor
is being taken to the mats by the
DNR," she said.
To help alleviate the waste man-
agement problem, City Council
members have tried to implement
programs to reduce waste.
City officials hope to start a npW
system that would reduce the voluzpi
of waste disposal by 90 percent in
the next 11 years. Officials stress
that their immediate focus is on ie,
cycling, composting, and waste ie-
Most Ann Arbor residents are *
ready accustomed to recycling; the
city has the highest recycling partic.-
ipation late in the state. "There's a
general overwhelming support fqi
comprehensive recycling," said cou.
cil member Liz Brater (D-Third
25 percent of all single family
households participate in recycling
on a monthly basis. Nearly half of
the households participate at least
once a year.
Members of the cities solid
waste task force hope increased recy-
cling will reduce waste by 25 percent
by the year 2000.
In addition to increased recy-
cling, task force members want "
composting program. Composti g
See Waste, Page IS
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take more classes. People go insane
on Wednesday nights. And Ann
Arbor isn't exactly balmy during the
I could go about bars. Evanston
isn't allowed to have any. (They also
don't have bowling alleys and you
must bag your own food at Burger
King.) It is the home of the
Women's Christian Temperance
Union and you've got to be careful
to behave morally.
But then there's Howard Street in
Chicago - a ten minute ride where
you can drink until 2:00 and they
wouldn't card a pre-teen. The P.M.
Club isn't Rick's, but no other bar
that I know plays Frank Sinatra for
three hours at a time. Northwestern
has its share of character.
There is one bar on campus. By
day the "gathering place" is a lowly
cafeteria, but by night it-sheds its
fried chicken and lets its inhibitions
fly. So what if last call is 12:15.
You can drink and still catch the end
But I will say that while Ann
Arbor is a college town, Evanston is
simply a city with a college in it.
Michigan's influence in Ann Arbor
stretches from the inner depths of
Parcheesizes, to the twists and turns
of Riverview Drive, to the check out
lines at the K-Mart by Briarwood.
You would be hard pressed to find
purple and white past Dyche
Evanston may have Mustard's
Last Stand, Buffalo Joe's, Jim's
Char Broil and Sherman's, but I
miss The Brown Jug, Red Hot
Lovers, and Zingerman's. There's no
David's Books (why doesn't anyone
ever steal those novels on the side-
walk), Moe's or Oaza.
And I could go on, and on... I
miss the place, alright.
I miss the basement of the UGLI.
I miss those one credit sociology
seminars. I miss Bob DiGiovanni
yelling at me to "go to the goal with
my stick raised!".
All right, I'm coming back to
But first, I'm going to the beach.
Faulkner can wait. 0
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