By now, Berkeley residents may have seen the brand new split recycle carts delivered to their houses. Earlier this week, Berkeley mayor Tom Bates held a press conference at his home to celebrate the introduction of the new carts. The Ecology Center is hopeful that the cart system will be instrumental in helping the city of Berkeley meet its zero waste goals, including the reduction of solid waste by 75% by the year 2015. Read the full article posted by Berkeleyside here, or click on the video to see clips from the press conference.
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