Waste Management http://wfpl.org en Metro Louisville Offers to Turn Christmas Trees into Mulch http://wfpl.org/post/metro-louisville-offers-turn-christmas-trees-mulch <p>Christmas is about over. For participants, there's an 20-percent chance that the tree in their living room is real, according to the American Christmas Tree Association, which is <a href="http://www.christmastreeassociation.org/about-us">a real thing.</a></p><p>For those in Louisville, the city is offering to turn that tree into mulch.</p><p>The service will be offered starting Thursday at two sites—the East District Recycling Center (595 N. Hubbards Lane) and the Southwest Government Center (7219 Dixie Hwy.)&nbsp;</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joseph Lord 8017 at http://wfpl.org Metro Louisville Offers to Turn Christmas Trees into Mulch Natural Gas Vehicles Ever More Feasible for Fleets http://wfpl.org/post/natural-gas-vehicles-ever-more-feasible-fleets <p>Natural gas is becoming increasingly popular as a source of electricity, and in many places—including Louisville—it’s replacing coal. But natural gas is also becoming more prevalent as fuel for vehicles.</p><p>In <a href="http://www.wm.com/index.jsp" target="_blank">Waste Management’s </a>facility off of Fern Valley Road, there’s a garbage truck parked after its daily route. On one side, so large it’s hard to miss, is a sign that says “Think Green, Think Clean”—a reference to the fact that this truck burns cleaner natural gas.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Erica Peterson 1574 at http://wfpl.org Natural Gas Vehicles Ever More Feasible for Fleets