Michael O'Connell http://ripr.org en Composting Programs Priority For RI's Central Landfill http://ripr.org/post/composting-programs-priority-ris-central-landfill <p>With the shrinking capacity of the Central Landfill, the executive director of the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation wants recycling and composting food waste to become a priority, not just for the agency, but for the state.</p><p>Executive director Michael O’Connell said there’s no time to waste. The landfill’s gates will close in about 25 years at the current rate we’re sending trash to it. He wants people to feel a sense of urgency about the group effort it’s going to take to increase recycling and composting food waste.</p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 12:39:40 +0000 Ambar Espinoza 30929 at http://ripr.org Work Begins On Wastewater Treatment Facility In Johnston http://ripr.org/post/work-begins-wastewater-treatment-facility-johnston <p>The wastewater coming out of the Central Landfill in Johnston should be a lot cleaner in years to come as a result of action taken Wednesday.&nbsp; It's an ambitious plan to clean up the water that flows into Narragansett Bay.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:25:03 +0000 Flo Jonic 24065 at http://ripr.org Work Begins On Wastewater Treatment Facility In Johnston