Virginia Recycling Services.
His company took over the Slack Street recycling center in December from the Kanawha
County Solid Waste Authority.
"I have to have someone standing there ripping open every clear bag," he said. "It's a nightmare."
He wants residents to use recycling bins instead. That is how it is done in St. Albans.
Bagging the bags would not only keep some
plastic out of the waste stream, it might save the city a little. Charleston spent $77,052 last year to purchase clear bags for residents. While the bags also are used for yard waste, perhaps the city's purchase could be cut back.
City officials should thank Hunyadi for speaking up.
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LEGISLATION passed this year will allow state residents to register to vote or to update their voter registration information from their home computers in time for the 2014 election.
People will be able to enter their personal information at the Secretary of State's website. It then would be submitted to their county clerk's office.
The process requires a driver's license or some other state-issued ID, which is the same requirement for in-person registration. The new legislation allows county clerks to reject those applications they deem to be fraudulent.
While certainly state and local governments should adopt modern technology for the convenience of the public and to cut expenses, caution should be used when it comes to voting.
The right to vote is sacred — and should be
protected from being canceled out by fraudulent ballots.