Lincoln Heights increases recycling by 453%

Posted by  Hollis Bass on 10.20.2017

Thanks to a new curbside recycling program, Lincoln Heights residents recycled 17.63 tons in the first six months of 2017. This is a 453 percent increase in tons recycled over the same period in 2016.

Under the leadership of Council Member Linda Childs-Jeter, the village is working with Hamilton County Recycling and Solid Waste to improve recycling participation and decrease waste. Linda is a WeTHRIVE! Ambassador and member of the Lincoln Heights WeTHRIVE! Team.

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Council member Linda Childs-Jeter leads Lincoln Heights Recycles.

“Lincoln Heights has established a strong recycling infrastructure in their community with curbside recycling,” said Michelle Balz, Assistant ...

Healthy food where I live: Discovering vegetables in a food desert

Posted by  John Key III on 10.21.2011
John Key III and his family
John Key III (age 10) surrounded by his extended family.

Last summer, my mom decided that our family should eat healthier. So she went to a program called Lincoln Heights Cooks where she learned to cook with all sorts of vegetables that my family had never tried. Some of them were not so good, but most of them were very delicious.

We live in Lincoln Heights and there is not a grocery store here. So my mom had to drive to Evendale or Woodlawn to buy these new vegetables. I wanted to go with her to pick out the fruits ...

WeTHRIVE! Recognition Event on 9/13/11 honors the work of residents leading the way to healthy communities

Posted by  Hollis Bass on 9.16.2011

On the evening of September 13th, I had the privilege of attending the third annual WeTHRIVE! Recognition Event for the communities of Lincoln Heights, Lockland and Woodlawn. Hosted by Lincoln Heights Missionary Baptist Church, this was a gathering of about 140 amazing people who make a difference one step at a time, by working together and standing up for what they believe in.

Here are just a few facts that I learned…
  • Five area daycare centers are looking out for the health of our youngest by being the first in Hamilton County to adopt policies on nutrition and ...

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