| Jun 10, 2014
Olin Neill Emmons, an investment banker who was active in conservation causes, helped take Waste Management public in 1971 and sat on the company's board for 20 years.
Mr. Emmons, 97, died Saturday, May 3, at the Brighton Gardens extended care...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:43 PM
I was pleased to see Bryna Zumer's article in last week's Aegis about the growing popularity of solar electric power.
I was disappointed Harford County Public Schools did not get mentioned, as we were one of the first to install photo-voltaic...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Something nasty dropped into someone's recycling bin likely sickened five people Monday at Greenstar Recycling in Northampton and triggered a massive emergency response.
Shortly after 11 a.m., dozens of ambulances and fire vehicles and officials with...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Two of Connecticut's trash-to-energy plants are being sold to a private-equity firm that specializes in energy investments.
Waste Management Inc. announced Tuesday it would sell its Wheelabrator business for $1.94 billion to Energy Capital Partners....
| May 5, 2014
| 3:55 PM
Delray Beach officials will consider settling their legal battle with Waste Management on Tuesday night and get moving on sending the trash collection contract out to bid, which is what a judge said the city legally has the right to do.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:29 PM
It's not just the snow, cold and freezing rain that has Connecticut hunkered down and hoping for sunshine ahead. Unemployed members of the workforce are waiting for their personal storms to end.
Many people focus on Connecticut's publicized unemployment...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 2:21 PM
About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer.
Wheeler now feeds...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Food waste. It's been called recycling's final frontier.
While many people know the joy of turning those banana peels, coffee grounds, eggshells and wilted lettuce leaves into rich compost for their backyard gardens, composting doesn't always come...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:05 AM
The following items were taken from police reports.
A Deerfield man, 32, was charged with speeding, possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia following a rollover crash in the 900 block of North Avenue, at about 2 p.m. on...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Three hundred vehicles filled with unwanted printers, fax machines, batteries and paint rolled through the Act V parking lot during Laguna Beach's first electronic waste recycling and hazardous materials disposal event Saturday.
Laguna Beach residents...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:11 PM
Hoping to make Los Angeles a national leader in steering trash away from landfills, the City Council is poised to approve a sweeping and controversial transformation of garbage collection for tens of thousands of businesses and apartment buildings....