“What could be better than using waste to generate the energy we need and saving money in the process?”
After years of progress toward waste and carbon emission reduction goals, the city hit a wall in 2017, according to a report presented to Asheville City Council on April 10. Asked for bright ideas about how sustainability efforts can get back on track to achieve long-term goals, city staffers said that, without significant additional investment, progress is likely to be limited to incremental gains.
“One of the primary responsibilities of health departments is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.”
“If this is common practice that has been passed down from generation to generation, it’s time to clean up your act. It isn’t the 1800s anymore.”