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January 30, 1997 (vol. 107, iss. 64) • Page Image 21

…108--TheMihigan Daily Weeken Ia -e ThursdayJanrar 30, 1997 0 0 0 TheMiq igap Daily WepenI 1 x r Scientists decipher complex, real-life physics of film trilogy By Eugene Bowen Daily Arts Writer Few people get excited about the sci- ences. Yet in viewing "Star Wars," many can find enjoyment in writers' and actors'use - and misuse - of the laws of science to make the unreal.,s Wm true. But perhaps most fan- tastic about "Star Wars" events...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 21

…TH ENViRONMENTAL BOND PROGRESS CHART July 1, 1990 through October 31, 1991 RECYCLING $7.93 million BOND $500,000 State grant ACCOMPLISHMENTS Purchased recycing collection trucks, recycling totes and curbcarts Constructed upgrade to the City's Recycling Processing Facility to sort mixed containers and mixed newspaper and cardboard Providing weekly recycling collection service to all 20,000 curbside residential locations and to 17,000 multi-fa...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 22

…-Compost Pile Size & Location A good size for a backyard compost pile is three to four feet high by four feet wide and as long as possible. This size is large enough to hold heat and still small enough for good air flow. Locate your pile close to your garden and a water source, and away from wooden structures and your neighbors. Yard wastes can be simply layered Into a heap in an Inconspicuous area on your lot. A tidier method uses simple stru...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 23

…ANN ARBOR'S Fall Leaf Compost Challenge -Y '1l S Try composting leaves at home this fall. Your yard leaves can break down into soil just as the leaves in the forest "vanish" each year. "No Excuses"' says Mother Nature. It will take too 1 ,ch ime. Bagging and dragging all of your leaves to the front curb requires much more effort than raking some leaves into a pile in your back yard. Just sprinkle a shovel-full of dirt over the leaf pile a...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 24

…Left: Laura Wheeler of Chapel Hill Condominiums places newspapers from her home storage tote into the 105 gallon newspaper curbcart. A second curbcart is used for containers. Below: Recycle Ann Arbor services the curbcarts with the new recycling trucks that were purchased through a State DNR grant and the City Environmental Bond. The same trucks are used for curbside collection. vare 8 Ann Arbor Waste Watcher Fall/Winter 1991/92 …

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 25

…Z N -- Before (above): Before implementation of the City's program, volunteers at Colonial Square collected recyclable materials in their own vehicles once a month. After (left): Stan Forrest shows how easy it to use the new recycling curbcarts at Colonial Square. Curbcarts are generally placed next to the trash dumpsters for added convenience. Highrise recycling (right): At University Towers, Aaron Homes empties containers from each floor int...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 26

…Special Saturdays At the Station TheRecycling&EducationSta- tion is offering a series of Saturday workshops. Two sessions are .offered each Saturday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Each lasts about one hour, and is limited to the first 20 participants. The work- shops are free and open to everyone, but those under nine must be accompanied by an adult. Parking is only available at 2000 South Industrial Highway. Nov 2 Creature Feeders In preparation for c...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 27

… PLA x LA NO other plastics. Rinse everything. Labels are O.K. except on cans. Recycle metal lids. Discard plastic caps. ASTIC MILK JUGS discard cap flatten PLASTIC JNDRY BOTTLES (HDPE #2) discard cap flatten ALUMINUM trays & flattened foil GLASS JARS remove lids CANS remove labels & flatten METAL LIDS 4 - CITY OF ANN ARBOR %gRecycle! Guide Recycling Questions? Call Recycle Ann Arbor 971-7400 40 a ti loose NEWSPAPER BROWN PAPER BAGS bundle...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 28

…Reduce, Reuse, Redistribute The following list of organizations is compiled in A Place for Everything...Recycle, Redistribute, Resell, by Kathryn Flynn and published by Turner Geriatric Services, University of Michigan Medical Center (available at Turner Clinic and local bookstores for $5). Please contact these organizations directly the hours of operation. Nonprofit Redistribution Centers House by the Side of the Road, 4133 Washtenaw County...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 29

…Workplace Waste Reduction 77 Commercial Recycling Pilot Tracks Wastes and Recycling One hundred and twenty local businesses are participating in a year-long recycling pilot study with the City of Ann Arbor, Recycle Ann Arbor, Mr. Rubbish and Resource Recycling Systems. During the first phase of the pilot, every business received a site visit and and interview covering current waste-handling practices. On October 11, the refuse from all 120 ...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 30

…DEAR WAST ANSWERS Dear Waste Watcher: What pointers can you offer in preparing materials for recycling? Recycle Ann Arbor, the nonprofit organization that collects and processes Ann Arbor's residental recyclables, has the following reminders for preparing materials to recycle: E WATCHER Dear Waste Watcher: What can I do leftover house paint? with Do not place any other paper prod- ucts into the " Newspapers" totes be- sides newspapers, bro...…

January 30, 1992 (vol. 102, iss. 67) • Page Image 31

…Materials Accepted for Curbside Recycling and at the Drop-Off Station Household Batteries Place several at a time in a clear plastic bag OUTSIDE of the totes. Used Motor Oil Place into a see-through plastic milk jug with a screw-top lid. No other fluids besides motor oil. Car Batteries No leaky batteries Large Corrugated Cardboard which doesn't fit into the "newspaper" tote. Flatten, tie into budles no larger than 3'x2'x6" and place next ...…

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