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April 10, 2014 |  By: INS

Recycling Across Iowa

With more seasonable weather now settling in, residents across Iowa are being reminded that not everything can just go into the trash as they start to tackle projects around the house and the yard. Leslie Holsapple with Metro Waste Authority says that includes hazardous items like CFL light bulbs and aerosol paint cans.

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Other items that can't just be trashed are old tires, but Holsapple says there are free options to get rid of those.

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The Iowa Legislature banned yard waste from regular garbage collections in 1991.