Recycling cut in Daphne?

The city council at its meeting Tuesday proposed eliminating the city’s recycling program if participation in Team Green Recycling’s county-wide program is approved.

Debate was sparked by a presentation from Team Green manager Larry Hoover, who said the transition could save Baldwin County $600,000 per year.

City finance director Kim Briley said the city of Daphne spends $230,000 annually to operate its recycling service.

Mayor Fred Small said the money saved from switching to Team Green’s program could be used to reinstitute twice-weekly garbage pickup.

Recycling cut?