May 23, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 5

Medical Lake changes policy on glass acceptance

Changes are in store for the recycling center in Medical Lake, namely in the form of accepting glass.

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At its Tuesday, May 21 meeting, the Medical Lake City Council discussed the potential of ending its acceptance of glass at its recycling center. Previous discussions have taken place on the subject, but no definitive action was taken.

City Administrator Doug Ross brought up the subject during the public works committee’s report, suggesting a cutoff date of Aug. 1 for accepting glass.

“There’s no reason for the city to pay to dispose of our citizens’ glass,” he said.

Mayor John...

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