LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS EDINA POSITION

Recycling

Adopted 1984; Updated April 2011, May 2018, May 2021
LWVE supports a local recycling and composting program based on the four Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, React, which includes:
  • Active assistance for recyclables and organics, including food and yard waste.
  • Adequate city staff for local recyclables and organics programs.
  • Household pickup of recyclables and organics, including food and yard waste.
  • An anti-scavenging ordinance to protect recyclables and organics from being picked up by anyone other than -the designated receiver.
  • Regulations to require local units of government to use recycled and compostable products.
  • Support the establishment of organized systems, to be supervised by the city, for the collection of refuse, recyclables and organics.
  • LWVE supports the City in its public education of the new residential organics waste service pick up.