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3:30 am on Wednesday February 1, 2012

The plastic bag ban for yard waste begins in Charleston County

Image by Darren Midlane/Charleston County Typical plastic bag contamination mixed in with the yard waste at Charleston County's Compost Facility at Bees Ferry Landfill.Update February 1: The 90-day deferral of the mandatory paper bags for yard waste...
3:40 am on Friday July 15, 2011

North Charleston passes no-burn ordinance

Image by Flickr user Chris CampbellOn Thursday evening, the North Charleston City Council passed a no-burn ordinance which states that if you're caught burning leaves or other yard debris you may be slapped with up to $500 worth of fines. The ban...