So the city has trash, big deal! Can I recycle?

Go ahead, raise your hands. How many of you would move to downtown Knoxville if you were certain you could recycle? OK, so maybe it isn’t quite a poll worthy question, but it seemed like a logical follow-up to my recent story on garbage. I’ll admit it didn’t occur to me until after I moved, […]

Talking Trash, Talking People

Trash in cities has a long and interesting, if smelly history. For hundreds of years after the advent of cities people had to be careful walking down a street, ever watchful for falling garbage thrown from living quarters above. We’ve moved a bit past that, thankfully. So what do you do with garbage in downtown Knoxville in […]