| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Permanent seating at City Park band shell discussed
The city of Hagerstown is considering installing permanent seating at the Peter Buys Band Shell at City Park.
City Engineer Rodney Tissue presented initial plans Tuesday to the Hagerstown City Council,...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 12:05 PM
A small dog was found alive in a trash bag that was placed outside of someone's home in the Goodwood area on Friday, Sept. 21. Had the bag gone unnoticed a few minutes longer, that dog could have ended up in the back of a Waste Management truck....
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:07 AM
A month after striking Teamsters Union drivers delayed garbage collections as much as 12 days, Waste Management agreed on a $1.24 million settlement with the city of Seattle, Mayor Mike McGinn's office announced Tuesday.
The settlement will pay back...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 3:49 PM
SOUTH BEND -- A clean energy company based in Carmel is considering locating an energy plant in the South Bend area that would vaporize waste, including garbage and solid waste, and turn it into energy.
Milton Stewart, CEO and chairman of Green Earth...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 9:00 AM
The City of Roanoke says it has collected more than 1,600 tons of debris following the June 29 derecho storm that damaged several trees and knocked out power to thousands.
Roanoke's Solid Waste Management says the 1,600 tons of debris does not include...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Recycling in Washington County has increased with the emergence of curbside pickup by private companies, according to a county analysis.
The county has determined, through rough calculations, that recycling participation through various means might be up...
| Jul 27, 2012
A man fell asleep at the wheel and hit a parked trash truck at 7:39 a.m. July 19, police said.
A 38-year-old Santa Ana man fell asleep while driving his Honda Accord and drifted off Laguna Canyon Road into the parking lane on the right side, hitting...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:03 PM
Certain residents of St. Tammany Parish are being asked to step up their recycling efforts. In part it's to win a challenge, but also to prove a point. Vanessa Bolano has the story.
Recycling bins, trucks, crews are a common sight across St. Tammany...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 7:29 AM
EVELINE TOWNSHIP — When senior environmental engineer John Ozoga visited an Eveline Township landfill recently, he didn't exactly like what he saw.
"The violations were relatively minor, but I like to see a neat facility," said Ozoga, who works...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Just in time for the season's most notorious task, Waste Management has come up with a list of five tips to motivate spring cleaning efforts in natural and safe ways for the environment.
Turns out, trading in the chemicals and expensive cleaning products...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 6:39 AM
Gloucester County's Clean Community Committee is holding a harmful waste collection day on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the main landfill on Route 17.
The collection day is being held in conjunction with Waste Management. Residents can dispose of...