DITV: UI Adjusts to Cardboard Ban

Throwing out cardboard has been banned in Iowa City ever since Jan. 2. If cardboard is found in landfills, taxpayers will have to pay for haulers being charged double the regular tipping fee. It’s a move that is expected to save the city $2 million a year and prevent 4,000 tons of reusable cardboard from going to waste.

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With mandatory cardboard recycling, the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability had to ensure every building on campus...


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