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City councilors from the Birmingham metro area, including some from Homewood, are making a push to educate residents about what they can and can’t recycle. Read more


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Residents can make sure their sensitive documents are securely destroyed at the Homewood Public Library’s annual document shredding and electronics recycling day. Read more



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Not all plastics are created equal. When it comes to recycling, there are several common plastics and other household products that Homewood residents can’t put in their recycling bins. Read more



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Ward 1 Representative Britt Thames said of the items the city's residents are recycling, 30 percent or more are unapproved items. Read more

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Most people either recycle or throw away empty beer cans. But Homewood resident Britney Cowart found a new life for them — as candles. Read more

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Trees can be dropped off at the garden or picked up by Homewood Streets and Sanitation on select dates. Read more

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Homewood residents can recycle their Christmas trees now through Jan. 10. Read more


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The Alabama State Department of Education has announced Homewood Middle School as one of three 2014 Green Ribbon Schools in the state. Read more


Homewood residents can recycle their Christmas trees Dec. 26 through Jan. 10. Read more


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