| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:26 PM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:54 AM
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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:32 PM
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...
| Nov 10, 2014
FEDERAL: Closed Tuesday
STATE: Closed Tuesday
Gloucester County — Closed Tuesday
Hampton — Closed Tuesday
Isle of Wight County — Closed Tuesday.
James City County — Closed Tuesday
| Nov 10, 2014
| 11:07 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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.
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:53 PM
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?"...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:44 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:56 PM
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...