Bloomberg Philanthropies http://wfpl.org en City Launches First of Several Recycling Projects http://wfpl.org/post/city-launches-first-several-recycling-projects <p>Louisville Metro Government employees will begin participating in the city&rsquo;s first recycling project created through a $4.8 million Bloomberg Philanthropies grant.</p><p>Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer signed an executive order Monday&nbsp;to replace the trash cans at all Metro Government employees&rsquo; desks with recycling bins by year&rsquo;s end.</p><p>&ldquo;If we&rsquo;re telling people they need to be more sustainable and they need to recycle more, certainly city government should be a model for that as well,&quot; Fischer said shortly before signing the order.</p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 16:24:01 +0000 Devin Katayama 949 at http://wfpl.org City Launches First of Several Recycling Projects Louisville Innovative Delivery Team to Tackle Urban Problems http://wfpl.org/post/louisville-innovative-delivery-team-tackle-urban-problems Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has put together a special team that will take on five urban challenges. The projects range from to expanding recycling and reducing the number of low-severity 911 calls to implementing a more efficient rezoning process. Wed, 30 May 2012 17:01:16 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 470 at http://wfpl.org