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San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio River Authority: Fiesta 2016 produced 3 times as much trash on the River Walk as 2015As usual, Fiesta was a whirlwind of confetti, food and drinks groups like the S
San Antonio River Authority: Fiesta 2016 produced 3 times as much trash on the River Walk as 2015
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
As usual, Fiesta was a whirlwind of confetti, food and drinks groups like the San Antonio River Authority and San Antonio's Solid Waste Management division were tasked with cleaning up once the party was over. Yviand Serbones of the San Antonio... Read more
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The Star
Zero waste at Fraser’s Hillhill resort, famous for its lush greenery, is going truly green. With a popula
Zero waste at Fraser’s Hill
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
hill resort, famous for its lush greenery, is going truly green. With a population of 1,000 gene­rating eight tonnes of solid waste weekly, the Raub District Council – with the cooperation of Solid Waste Corporation Management (SWCorp) and Japan... Read more
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The New Yorker
Saving America from Plastic BagsThe world uses and throws away more than a trillion plastic bags a year.Credit
Saving America from Plastic Bags
The New Yorker / Posted 7 days ago
The world uses and throws away more than a trillion plastic bags a year.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Source: Stan Honda / AFP / Getty (City) Jennie Romer moved from California to New York about four years ago to save the city from plastic... Read more
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Salon.com
Deadly work for $55 a day: The hidden horrors of the recycling industryThis piece originally appeared on Darkness had enveloped the Newell Recycling
Deadly work for $55 a day: The hidden horrors of the recycling industry
Salon.com / Posted 17 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Darkness had enveloped the Newell Recycling yard by the time Erik Hilario climbed into a front-end loader on a cold evening in January 2011. Just 19 years old, Hilario, an undocumented immigrant, had followed his... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
BIGBELLY BINSBigBelly solar-powered trash bins with built-in compactors are multiplying in M
BIGBELLY BINS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
BigBelly solar-powered trash bins with built-in compactors are multiplying in Manteca and city trash collection costs are shrinking. Adam Pintor of Boy Scout Troop 432 coordinated the installation of Big Belly trash and recycling bins at Woodward... Read more
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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
Closing Of Sand Land's Solid Waste Processing Predicted To Affect Local Landscapers - BridgehamptonLandscapers are feeling increased pressure to find alternative places to bring
Closing Of Sand Land's Solid Waste Processing Predicted To Affect Local Landscapers - Bridgehampton
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 22 days ago
Landscapers are feeling increased pressure to find alternative places to bring yard debris, and to buy high-quality mulch and topsoil, since a court pulled the plug on Sand Land’s solid waste-processing operation last month. The 50-acre sand-mining... Read more
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The Maui News
Filling of positions expected to reduce landfill early closuresof delayed or missed trash pickups, a subject of complaints by customers, will
Filling of positions expected to reduce landfill early closures
The Maui News / Posted 27 days ago
of delayed or missed trash pickups, a subject of complaints by customers, will likely remain about the same as the past and current fiscal years, department officials told the County Council's Budget and Finance Committee on Wednesday. The... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Trash savings on $230K paceA decision to move toward a system recycling food waste into fuel to power muni
Trash savings on $230K pace
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
A decision to move toward a system recycling food waste into fuel to power municipal refuse collection trucks is on pace to save Manteca ratepayers $230,000 in maintenance and fuel savings alone. The Manteca council in September entered into a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
I-Team: Residency waivers granted by Springfield’s mayorrequirement to live in the city. The 22News I-Team obtained these documents sho
I-Team: Residency waivers granted by Springfield’s mayor
WWLP Springfield / Posted 29 days ago
requirement to live in the city. The 22News I-Team obtained these documents showing the number of waivers requested and granted in the past three years. 43 residency waivers have been requested. All were granted. 15 employees were given a... Read more
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Juneau Empire
City covers clunker expensesStarting Friday, the city’s Solid Waste Division will be footing the $150 dispo
City covers clunker expenses
Juneau Empire / Posted 1 months ago
Starting Friday, the city’s Solid Waste Division will be footing the $150 disposal fee for residents who want to scrap their junked vehicles at Skookum Sales and Recycling. The city recently signed a contract with Channel Construction, Skookum... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Westlake moms group lands high-level D.C. meetingST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) - A new development surrounding the radioactive waste b
Westlake moms group lands high-level D.C. meeting
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 1 months ago
ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) - A new development surrounding the radioactive waste buried at the Westlake landfill. It's a story Five on your Side Investigates has been following for years. A group of moms turned activists returned Wednesday from... Read more

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