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Return of recycling; 'Who Will Save Us'; Jacksonville housing crisis; 'The Color Of Law'; JAX airport dining options

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David Bauerlein
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Florida Times-Union
Jill Chestnut jams cardboard into an overstuffed bin last month at the Jacksonville recycling dropoff site at Blue Cypress Regional Park in Arlington.

Jacksonville residents are looking forward to the return of curbside recycling in April. The service will resume after it was stopped last year. At the same time, a special City Council committee is going to look at how Jacksonville collects garbage and then recommend changes for a challenged system that’s drawn a lot of complaints.

Guest: Ron Salem, Jacksonville City Council.

 'Who Will Save Us?'

WJCT Public Media will host a special event on Friday night at our studios. “Who Will Save Us?” is a live conversation hosted by Kelly Corrigan, author and host of "Kelly Corrigan Wonders" and PBS’ "Tell Me More." The event will dive into the effects of climate change and the teens who are using their voice to help.

Guest: Brendan Rivers, ADAPT reporter.

Jacksonville housing crisis

A new project is underway at the University of North Florida looking at the affordable housing crisis in Jacksonville.

Guest: David Jaffee, professor sociology at UNF.

'The Color Of Law'

"The Color of Law" is a new art exhibit that will be on display in the new Historic Eastside Cultural Center’s grand opening Friday. It focuses on redlining in Jacksonville and its effect on today’s residents through the eyes of Florida-based artists.

Guest: Suzanne Pickett, president of the Historic Eastside CDC and board vice chair of LIFT JAX.

JAX airport dining options

There will be a variety of new food options coming to Jacksonville International Airport soon.

Guest: Greg Willis, marketing and public relations manager with the Jacksonville Aviation Authority.

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