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Fighting the Drought: New Plans for Water Recycling

New water recycling plans approved by the Athens-Clarke County Commission could potentially lower drought probability to almost 0% according to an assessment presented by the public works department in January. The assessment determined the existing drought resilience of Clarke County and created solutions for the county to become more water efficient in the future. The…

“If you’re not sure, it is better to throw it out than to recycle” ACC Recycling Official says

The Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division gets over 80 tons of recyclables each day, and they want more but not everything. “That is one of the downsides to┬ásingle-stream. Single stream is a lot easier, there is only one container for all the recyclables,” Cema Wallace, the Program Education Specialist at the ACC Recycling Division says, “but…