Blue Cart

A stack of blue carts for the city of Chicago's curbside recycling program. (Credit: CBS)

Coca-Cola To Help Fund Recycling Program With $2.6M Grant

The Coca-Cola Company has stepped forward to pay for 50,000 blue carts for the city’s curbside recycling program, even though the city had essentially raised the money for them already.

WBBM Newsradio–04/23/2013

Recycling

Girl Scouts Urge Mayor To Bring Blue Cart Recycling To Their Neighborhoods

About 70 Girl Scouts from the Portage Park and Jefferson Park neighborhoods turned a photo session with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday into an opportunity to make their case for more neighborhood recycling.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2013

City of Chicago garbage truck (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel: Recycling Program Will Go Citywide Next Year

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday announced plans to expand recycling citywide — and to keep competition going between public and private collectors.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2012