| May 21, 2014
| 8:00 PM
California regulators on Wednesday approved expansion of a controversial hazardous waste facility that residents of an impoverished Central California farming community believe is the cause of birth defects and deaths among children.
| 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....
| 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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:52 AM
Although we're sure it's marked on your calendar, we did want to point out for the few uninformed residents out there that Friday is "America Recycles Day."
So how will you choose to celebrate? We recommend a good recycling trip to your local Gloucester...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The Laguna Food Pantry wishes to thank the many people and organizations that made this year's citywide food drive the best ever. Waste Management estimates that it collected well over 10,000 pounds of food to distribute to our more than 500 shoppers...
| 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....