PROVIDENCE - Recycling was a major topic during a recent meeting of the city's Environmental Sustainability Task Force. One immediate change discussed by the committee is a proposed ordinance requiring outdoor events such as road races and WaterFire to recycle and generally be more responsible with waste.
Sheila Dormody, the city's new director of sustainability, is working with the Arts, Culture + Tourism department to outline basic waste disposal requirements to be included in the permitting for events. Dormody said a City Council member will introduce the new rule. Read more here.
Sustainability Almanac - February 2 - February 9, 2012 http://www1.umassd.edu/sustainability/almanac/2012_02_02.htm