West Florida Recycling

West Florida Recycling Bankruptcy
4:50 pm
Wed April 2, 2014

"Perfect Storm" Causes West Florida Recycling To File Bankruptcy, Continue Services

Credit West Florida Recycling

West Florida Recycling has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it seeks to rebound from what officials call a “perfect storm” of adversity.

Chief Executive Officer Larry Hoover says the “perfect storm” – including debts totaling $1 million -- led to the Chapter-11 filing.

“The issue with the storm water runoff and the flooding, the major drop in commodity prices over the last year, and they all kind of came together at once,” said Hoover.

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Local News
12:51 pm
Sat March 1, 2014

WUWF: Across The Coast Friday

Credit Independent News

WCOA is no longer news/talk but will be classic rock. WUWF-TV is welcoming Rick Outzen's "In Your Head" on Channel 4.

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6:11 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Santa Rosa Addresses Recycling Contract

Credit Nachetz

The Santa Rosa County Commission is at odds with the company providing recycling services to the county. But a resolution could come as early as Thursday morning’s regular meeting.

County Attorney Angela Jones says the complaints – such as overflowing drop-off sites, unattended properties, and a 30 thousand dollar debt owed to the county – are considered violations of the five-year contract signed in 2012. County Administrator Hunter Walker concurred, but added that short of the county going back into the recycling business, they have no other choice.

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