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  • Whitehall switching trash haulers

    Whitehall switching trash haulers
    Waste Management Inc., the Houston-based trash hauling behemoth, has won its bid to serve Whitehall Township residents for the next five years beginning Jan. 1 The $7.4 million contract was loudly debated before it passed in a 4-3 vote. Board President...
  • Bergeron: Re-do Wheelabrator deal in Sunshine

    Bergeron: Re-do Wheelabrator deal in Sunshine
    The Broward garbage wars continue. Fearful that its key competitor will gain an advantage, Sun-Bergeron — the garbage company of west Broward cowboy-businessman Ron Bergeron — is asking the county that Waste Management/Wheelabrator be forced...
  • It's in Gloucester's budget: $9,000 for landfill closure plan

    In 1993, Gloucester County closed its landfill on Beehive Drive. The spot now serves as a convenience center for trash disposal and Waste Management operates another landfill in the northern portion of the county off Route 17. To cover post-closure care...
  • Tinley Park Disposal received no-bid contracts for years

    Tinley Park Disposal received no-bid contracts for years
    In 2011, Tinley Park concluded its residents were paying more for garbage collection than people in neighboring towns. But instead of trying to find a less expensive alternative, the village rehired the same garbage collection company, a firm tied to...
  • Veterans Day closings

    GOVERNMENT OFFICES FEDERAL: Closed Tuesday STATE: Closed Tuesday LOCAL: Gloucester County — Closed Tuesday Hampton — Closed Tuesday Isle of Wight County — Closed Tuesday. James City County — Closed Tuesday Mathews...
  • Trash vendors submit proposals to Delray Beach

    Trash vendors submit proposals to Delray Beach
    Delray residents could see a break in their garbage bills soon. Proposals from two of the five interested garbage providers that submitted proposed rates to the city are less than rates residents are paying for trash pick-up. Service proposals from...
  • Blotter: Man in fisherman's hat robs gas station in Oak Park

    Blotter: Man in fisherman's hat robs gas station in Oak Park
    The following items were gathered from Oak Park police reports: A man 30 to 35 years old and wearing a fishermen's white floppy hat robbed the Circle K Shell, 401 Madison St., at gunpoint of $175 at 9:45 p.m. Aug. 26. The man fled east on Madison. Two...
  • Landfill, residents settle lawsuit over smell

    Landfill, residents settle lawsuit over smell
    The operator of a Coconut Creek landfill and a group of nearby residents who say they suffer from its smell have reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit. The settlement would require Waste Management to do more to contain the smell at the...
  • The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics

    The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics
    Peter Humber was watching TV at his home in Montecito Heights recently when an ad for Blue Shield of California came on. "We've been named one of the world's most ethical companies," the ad said. "Hey, remember when things like ethics mattered?"...
  • Orlando's Trash 2 Trends turns garbage to fashion

    Orlando's Trash 2 Trends turns garbage to fashion
    In a promotional video for an upcoming Orlando fashion show, models work the catwalk in glamorous, sensual and out-there designs. The materials are strikingly bold — and they are all plucked from cans, newspapers, jugs, bottle caps, jars, boxes...
  • In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink

    In Laguna Beach, kelp has arrived -- and it's raising a stink
    Warmer air and water temperatures, combined with overseas tropical storms, delivered an ecologically desirable but olfactory disagreeable gift to the shores of Laguna Beach this summer: copious amounts of kelp. City officials and environmentalists say...