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Rick Meyers

Rick Meyers, Sanitation Services Manager for the City of Milwaukee.

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City Hall: Should City Pay a Tire Bounty?
City Hall

Should City Pay a Tire Bounty?

Aldermen advocate for city to pay "scrappers" to collect discarded tires. DPW staff resist.

City Hall: Should Milwaukee Ban Plastic Straws?
City Hall

Should Milwaukee Ban Plastic Straws?

Some alderman seem in favor. It's one of the few single-use plastics the city could ban.

City Hall: City Recycled More in 2018
City Hall

City Recycled More in 2018

Residents recycled 25,451 tons in 2018, but don't throw plastic bags in the bins.

City Hall: City to Study More Recycling Pickups
City Hall

City to Study More Recycling Pickups

Pickups could increase from every three to every two weeks; other changes discussed.

City Hall: Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags
City Hall

Oh, Those Dreaded Plastic Bags

Council debates what to do with bags that clog up recycling process.

City Hall: Recycling Costs Rise By $457,000 Per Year
City Hall

Recycling Costs Rise By $457,000 Per Year

Changes by China will mean higher cost for taxpayers for recycling.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Chinese Recycling Change Will Hurt City
Eyes on Milwaukee

Chinese Recycling Change Will Hurt City

City's annual $870,000 loss due to change by world's largest buyer of recycled paper.

City of Milwaukee Hosts Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale – June 7th
Press Release

City of Milwaukee Hosts Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Sale – June 7th

The City of Milwaukee will host a one-day-only, first-come first-served backyard compost bin and rain barrel sale on Saturday, June 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Washington Park parking lot at N. 40th St. and W. Galena St.

City of Milwaukee Brings Back Popular Compost Bin Distribution Event on May 4th
Press Release

City of Milwaukee Brings Back Popular Compost Bin Distribution Event on May 4th

Residents encouraged to reduce waste, save money, learn more about composting