| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:25 AM
A Waste Management garbage truck caught on fire Tuesday in Delray Beach, firefighters said.
Delray Beach Fire Rescue responded to the a report of a Waste Management garbage truck on fire on the 700 block of West Atlantic Avenue at about 6:30 a.m....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
The city recently purchased 15 containers to collect recyclables on Main Beach, according to a news release.
The containers, made of the same concrete material as existing receptacles downtown, have been ordered and are expected to be delivered by the...
| Sep 19, 2014
Mowing grass, fixing sidewalks, repairing roads and treating wastewater may not be the most popular career paths, but cities everywhere need qualified people in these positions to keep the communities running smoothly. With a dwindling workforce...
| Sep 5, 2014
For the third year in a row, two Margate students will begin the new school year with scholarships from the city and garbage hauler Waste Management.
Kavelle Gosine, a freshman student at Emory University, and Demittre Sorenson, enrolled at the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:02 PM
District 2: Aronson knows her community the most
Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
What makes a city work? And are there innovations that can make a city work better? We went looking for good ideas that are being tested in cities around the world, asking urban leaders who will be attending the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week...
| Sep 29, 2014
Karen Rozmus stood in front of a room full of municipal and county officials and experts on solid waste disposal and talked about my cantaloupe rinds.
Not my cantaloupe rinds specifically. But the food scraps of the 725 households in Oak Park...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:53 PM
When Norma Emrick, of Boca Raton, retired as a registered nurse about two years ago she knew she wanted to keep active doing some sort of volunteer work.
Emrick saw an announcement in the newspaper looking for volunteers for the Boca Raton-based Ruth...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:11 PM
This year, Lake County has made an effort to expand its system for recycling household items, including bringing recycling bins to unincorporated parts of the county.
WCA may be able to build on, and complement, those efforts.
On Wednesday, Lake...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Waste Management may be the Delray's trash hauler for a few more months.
And residents will likely be paying more for the company's collection service.
On Tuesday, commissioners are scheduled to extend the service agreement the city has with Waste...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Hiring one outside firm to prepare the invitations for vendors bidding for a garbage pick-up contract with Delray may not be enough oversight to satisfy city officials.
Delray City Attorney Noel Pfeffer wants commissioners to hire a solid waste expert...