landfills http://wfpl.org en Five-Year Plan for Solid Waste Nears Final Stages http://wfpl.org/post/five-year-plan-solid-waste-nears-final-stages <p>Louisville Metro Government’s new five-year plan for solid waste includes proposals to ban the use of plastic bags for yard waste and a plan to expand composting.</p><p>The <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/102878833" target="_blank">five-year plan</a> is required by state law, and is up for discussion at the Solid Waste board meeting tonight. Environmental engineer Sarah Lynn Cunningham is on the solid waste advisory committee. She says she’s in favor of ambitious goals, but has yet to see any evidence that Metro Government will commit to the goals it lays out in the plan.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 21:33:43 +0000 Erica Peterson 1319 at http://wfpl.org