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BGGS Gets Ready for the Inaugural Bluegrass Sustainability Summit

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BGGS will host an exciting event this coming February: the Inaugural Bluegrass Sustainability Summit. On February 4th, 2020, the Sustainability Summit will empower attendees to create change in their businesses, homes and communities. After hearing regional success stories and from local experts, attendees will split up into Action Teams and take on local opportunities and […]

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BGGS Celebrates Its Longest-Serving Employees

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At our recent Fall Open House, our Board Chair, Tresine Logsdon, presented four of our staff with awards for length of service. Maxine Rudder, our Deputy Director, has been working tirelessly since 2004 and is an inspiration to all she interacts with. Pattie Stivender started in 2007 and has lead our award winning education team with passion and […]

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Greening your Big Blue Tailgate

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It’s football season in the Bluegrass! While we love to hear Carl Nathe shout “FIRST DOWN KENTUCKY,” we equally love to hear “where is the recycling bin?” at the tailgates. To celebrate the excitement over this season, we thought we would provide some tips on how to green up your tailgate.  Remember the three Rs […]

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Students with Kentucky Refugee Ministries Tour Lexington’s Recycling Plant 

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By: Chris Porter Lexington is and has mostly been a community of transplants – most Lexington residents arrive here from other places. This makes educating people about recycling extremely important, and also somewhat of a challenge. We often begin conversations about Lexington’s recycling program by saying, “All recycling is local.” This simply means that how […]