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Recycling changes ahead

November 29, 2019

Bo Nelson picked up a small plastic cookie container and crunched it in front of Judy Jackson. “Crunchy is garbage,” he said. Then he picked up a milk jug removing the cap and squeezed it. […]

City blue bag cost up 40%

November 21, 2018

Cortland residents will pay nearly 40 percent more for the big blue bags to toss their trash and 30 percent more for medium bags, following a Common Council vote Tuesday. The council voted 5-0 to […]

Recycling budget deficit piles up

August 28, 2018

With 90 percent of Cortland County’s recycling budget already spent this year, the Legislature has voted to transfer $20,000 from another account to cover July’s recycling costs. Next month, Legislature Chairman Charles Sudbrink (R-Cincinnatus, Freetown, […]

A lack of (flow) control

July 28, 2018

Cortland County is losing more than $400,000 a year in revenue through a loophole in a flow control law requiring haulers to dump trash at the county landfill. The law, enacted in November, has brought […]