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Found 2 blog entries for September 2011.

Recycling EaseBoise community rejoice! For years, residents in the Boise, Idaho area have asked for curbside glass collection, and finally, the wait is over. On June 15, 2011, the voluntary subscription program for curbside glass collection was put into effect with collection to begin in the fall. Of course, the city will continue to maintain the current drop off sites throughout Boise.
  The curbside collection is voluntary and will be 100 percent user supported. This service will cost residents $9.95 per month, and with it comes a gray cart for glass only. The existing blue “no-sort” recycling carts will continue to be used for co-mingled paper, plastic and aluminum recycling.

In an effort to make the program affordable to residents and to boost the local economy,…
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Two Rivers NeighborhoodPurchasing a home can be stressful, but by doing some careful research ahead of time, home shoppers can alleviate some of that stress. The first step in the home-buying process is to examine potential neighborhoods.

Here are 3 tips to consider when picking a neighborhood to call home.
  1. Market Values and the Local Economy Take a drive around the potential neighborhood. An Idaho real estate agent can provide statistics on appreciation rates.
  Doing research into local industries and checking Idaho property values can help the potential homeowner decide where to make an investment. Industries and shops moving into an area is a good sign of a more-stable economy, and can lead to higher home values. It’s also a good idea to check out the local…
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