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Where to Recycle in Montgomery and Beyond

Where to Recycle in Montgomery and Beyond

By on 2 November, 2015 in City services with 2 Comments

For those not following the news that closely, the City of Montgomery informed us a few weeks ago that the $35 million “world class” recycling facility here was closing indefinitely, with all the workers laid off. We’ve written about this pretty extensively elsewhere, but when long-time reader Tess Ware wrote to us with her list […]

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Where Should I Take My … ?

Where Should I Take My … ?

By on 1 August, 2012 in City Living, City services, Kate and Stephen with 6 Comments

Part of modern life is having things and wondering what to do with them. We live in a world of material items, ranging from the exceptionally useful to wasteful debris. Sometimes these useful things evolve. Sometimes they become obsolete. Sometimes they just break. But it is an ongoing struggle to live in a world that […]

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Input Needed: Solid Waste

Input Needed: Solid Waste

Here in Montgomery folks just don’t think too much about our trash. With twice-weekly pickups, it really doesn’t stay around that long. Ever think about where it goes after it leaves your curb? Montgomery trash goes to the North Montgomery Sanitary Landfill, one of 32 landfills around the state. It turns out that Alabama is […]

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New Year Wishes for 2012

New Year Wishes for 2012

By on 31 December, 2011 in Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 3 Comments

Last year was our first New Year’s Eve at Midtown Montgomery Living. As the new year dawned, we wrote about 11 wishes that we had for Montgomery for the year 2011. Before we move on to our 12 wishes for 2012, we thought it would be fun to look back at the previous year (and […]

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Midtown Living: Ultimate Recycling

By on 20 August, 2010 in Carole King, Gardening, Outdoors with 0 Comments

Whenever I send an email I complete my signature with an icon about historic preservation being the ultimate recycling. I consider myself a green person and try diligently to recycle aluminum, papers, cardboard, etc. but I’ve decided that living in Midtown in a 98 year old bungalow is the best way to live by that […]

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Reduce…Reuse…Recycle

Reduce…Reuse…Recycle

In celebration of National Preservation Month, Landmarks Foundation on May 1 sponsored a tour of two firehouses that have been repurposed as private residences:  one just beginning to be renovated in Cottage Hill and one breathtakingly restored in the Garden District. The success of that tour got me to thinking about the 2010 preservation theme, […]

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