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Local/Regional News
9:32 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Local Group Thinks Lexington Can Become a Zero Waste City

A worker in San Francisco collects compostable organic material separate from recycling and trash containers. - Getty Images

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A group of local business professionals wants to see Lexington become a “zero waste” city. As part of community project through Leadership Lexington, the group is targeting ways residents and businesses can increase recycling and compost efforts.

“We really want to encourage the city and people who live in the city to change their mindset so that they’re actually reusing and reducing their waste and then throwing away and recycling material in their homes and in their businesses,” says group member Jennifer Cave.

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