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Colo. Resort Town Mulls 'Pay as You Throw' Trash Plan

Vail program would encourage recycling

(Newser) - A Colorado resort town is trying out a newer, greener trash collection program, the Denver Post reports. The new “pay-as-you-throw” system would charge residents of Vail based on how much junk they throw away each week, but provide curbside recycling for free. More »

No Snow Job: Owner Wants $500K for Vail Parking Spot

Space at prime ski destination may appeal to recession-proof snow bunnies

(Newser) - America’s economy may be going downhill, but evidently not in the ski destination of Vail, Colo., where one resident is offering a parking space close to prime slopes for $500,000, the Vail Daily reports. “There’s always somebody out there who has money to spend on a... More »

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