Recycling tips featured on show

Information on recycling old reclaimed doors, working with yarn to make fun accessories, and cooking with onions will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.) Bruce Johnson, spokesperson for Minwax in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is going to show what to […]

Education column: Zia students learn about life cycles, recycling

Zia fourth grade teachers, Trudi Ford, Kathi Holland, and Kama Hernandez, recently took their students on their annual field trip that included stops at the Clovis City landfill, a local recycling plant and culminated with a visit to the zoo. Some years back Zia Elementary purchased an old cotton trailer through a Service Learning grant. […]

Local businesses offer recycling services

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Clarence Plank: Portales News-Tribune Kevin Loveday of Portales shreds tree branches on Friday at the Portales Convenience Centerr. The mulch he is making is free to the public . By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Where do you go if you want to recycle metal, cardboard or that old personal computer? Not too far if […]

May 23 Letters to the Editor

Recycling has many benefits My class is learning about recycling and I would like to inform people. Recycling is a good thing to do because it keeps our Earth clean. We need to keep our Earth clean because we only have one Earth. My school, Zia Elementary, recycles aluminum cans in a big trailer. My […]

Pilot recycling designed to save landfill space

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File photo The city has set up a recycling collection point at the landfill, as well as Albertsons and Wal-Mart locations. The pilot recycling program, started in January, has netted the city about 100 tons in materials that would have otherwise taken up landfill s By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Clovis city officials are […]

City starts recycling program

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks The city started a recycling program in January that includes containers in the Albertsons and Wal-Mart parking lots and the city landfill. City Public Works Director Clint Bunch said the program is designed to save space at the landfill. CNJ staff Clovis is giving recycling another go with containers in […]

Local recycling program proposed

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The city could establish a recycling program by early next year after Public Works Committee members approved during a Wednesday meeting a proposal for a program. The committee is recommending the proposal because it would free up space in the landfill, according to Public Works Director Clint Bunch. “It’s […]

Recycling gives Christmas trees new life

CNJ staff Ornament and tinsel-free Christmas trees left by Dumpsters will be picked up by Clovis’ team of refuse collectors. Trees also can be taken to the landfill on East Brady Street. Either way, the trees will be ground up to make free mulch at the landfill. “People will use the mulch and it’s better […]

Officials hope to revive city recycling program

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer City officials hope to resurrect a recycling program in Clovis, although efforts to do so have sputtered in the past. For inspiration, officials are leaning toward neighbor Cannon Air Force Base, where a recycling program has been followed for 10 years, according to Cannon officials. Steering the push in […]

Area recycling options sparse

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Aluminum cans line the bottom of an old cotton trailer that sits in the parking lot of Zia Elementary school. Six years ago, Clovis resident Trudi Ford purchased the trailer with grant money. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The city of Clovis eschews all but aluminum and tin recycling because […]

Clovis company recycles paper, cardboard and even their names

Reporter’s Notebook Call out for Frank Lasky, and several people might respond to the name. That’s because “Frank” is a popular name in the Lasky family. Working at the former New Mexico Utilities Co. building at Axtell and Curry are Frank Lasky II, his son, Frank Lasky III, and his grandson, Frank Lasky IV. The […]

Lack of area papers buyers restricting Clovis recycling

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Dina Orozco and Melissa Breyette jog past recycling bins Thursday while running at Hillcrest Park. The bins in the park are for recycling tin and aluminum. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Glen Seeber Although the city of Clovis accepts paper for recycling, a Texico Junior High School math teacher learned recently the paper is not […]

Earth Day collections of phone books urged

Monday is Earth Day, and as part of the environmental observation, efforts are being made to collect phonebooks for recycling instead of having them go into the landfill. The Rooney and Moon morning show on KSMX MIX107.5 radio sponsored a three-hour recycling event on Thursday, according to a news release from the station. The city […]