yard waste http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Casper yard waste ban begins this week http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/casper-yard-waste-ban-begins-week <p>Casper residents should think twice before tossing yard clippings in the garbage. In May, the city will begin implementing its ban on putting yard waste in dumpsters to be landfilledas a cost cutting measure.</p><p>Casper has a composting program that turns yard waste into wood chips and compost for soil, but branches, grass, leaves and other organic matter still make up about 18-percent of what the city pays to put in the landfill.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:18:06 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 23318 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Casper yard waste ban begins this week