Read Time 8 MinutesIn 1997, joined by a diverse coalition, the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) designated 10 Alabama Natural Wonders.
Read Time 2 MinutesHere is a little Birmingham Earth Day history. On this day, April 22, 1990, President George H.W. Bush celebrated the 20th Earth Day at Birmingham-Southern College. The occasion? He was presenting the college a “Point of Light…
Read Time 2 MinutesEarth Day may have been celebrated on April 22nd, but that hasn’t stopped several conservation groups in Birmingham from turning it into a week-long party.
Read Time 2 MinutesFor the first time in four decades, there will not be an Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center to drop-off all your Christmas gift wrapping and boxes. Have no fear, there are a few additional options in the…
Read Time 3 MinutesLast week, the Alabama Environmental Council released a list of Christmas tree recycling drop-off sites throughout Alabama.
Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center will temporarily close this week. It will re-open September 1 with new hours
Read Time 2 MinutesThe Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center, “RecycAL”, will be closed August 26-31 for trash and scrap removal, warehouse organization and to address the pulverized glass situation. The center will be re-opening on September 1st with new hours…
Love recycling and Planet Earth? Time to put on your Green Tie and party with the Alabama Environmental Council
Read Time 1 MinutesDo you love recycling? Alabama’s natural wonders? If the answer is a resounding YES, join the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) for their 22nd Annual Green Tie Affair this Friday, April 20, 6-10pm at Sloss Furnaces.
Read Time 2 MinutesWelcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of April 14.
Read Time 5 MinutesSponsored Ray Clark, vice chair of the Solid Waste Authority for the City of Birmingham is not a daydreamer about recycling.
Read Time 4 MinutesSponsored What are Alabama’s most important job producing industries? Automotive manufacturing or the steel industry? Perhaps agriculture and forestry? Chances are, the recycling industry would not make anyone’s list.
Read Time 7 MinutesSponsored The numbers have improved ever so slightly over the past decade. But, according to the latest Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Solid Waste Biennial Report released in 2016, Alabama recycles less than 16% of its…
Read Time 2 MinutesEarlier this week, the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) temporarily halted collection of glass from the public for recycling at the recycling center in Avondale.
Read Time 2 MinutesIt is an annual tradition. Each new year, when the calendar turns over, we make resolutions.
Read Time 2 MinutesThe Alabama Environmental Council released a list today of Christmas tree recycling drop-off sites throughout Alabama. Below are the locations in the Birmingham Metro area along with “tree-cycle” sites across the state.