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Trees clean the air and give us oxygen.

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Ginkgo

Ginkgo: The Life Story of The Oldest Tree on Earth by Roger Cohn: Yale Environment 360.

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Mayor’s Neighborhood Challenge

Mayor's Neighborhood Challenge

Be recognized for fostering a healthy community and promoting an active lifestyle!
Take the Challenge! Mayor Dean is encouraging Nashville neighborhoods to join together to become more healthy, active, and green.
Your neighborhood group can receive points for activities like energy use reduction and active transportation.
The group with the highest scores will win excellent prizes like trees for your neighborhood or a healthy community dinner!

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As of July 1, 2013, all Nashville residents must recycle their cardboard.  (Tennessean, Tues., July 2, 2013)

If you live in the older urban corn neighborhoods it will be free with extras provided.   Out of the urban district residents can choose from 13 drop-off sites within the Nashville area.

  1. Bellevue Metro Transit Authority’s Park & Ride
  2. Old Ben West Library Building
  3. Bicentennial Mall State Park
  4. Lakewood City Hall (3401 Old Hickory Blvd.)
  5. Elysian Fields Kroger (3955 Nolensville Pike)
  6. Granbery Elementary School (5501 Hill Rd, Brentwood)
  7. Hermitage Hobby Lobby
  8. Hillsboro High School
  9. Joelton Middle School (3500 Old Clarksville Pike)
  10. McGavock High School
  11. Rivergate Recycling (630 Myatt Dr., Madison)
  12. Whites Creek High School
  13. Youth About Business (3518 West Hamilton Rd.)

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