Latest Trash Stories

2010-06-24 10:26:45

With summer travel season hard upon us, specialists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have helped create two new standards designed to increase safety as we rush from gate to gate in crowded mass transit centers.

2009-07-19 14:05:53

The head of a rubbish removal company says he found Mexican artifacts worth $16,500 in a barrel he took from an artist's New York home. Rubbish Removal Co.

2008-10-08 18:00:21

A CULT actress featured in Lou Reed's song Walk On The Wild Side was in Liverpool today to celebrate an exhibition of portraits of herself. Transsexual star Holly Woodlawn was making a special guest appearance at the Contemporary Urban Centre in Greenland Street tonight.

2008-09-03 00:00:12

By Angela Riley In an effort to prevent St. Louis County from dividing its unincorporated areas into eight different trash districts, two residents filed suit alleging that the county violated its own charter by not allowing citizens to vote on the proposal.

2008-08-24 00:00:20

By Brianna Horan Oscar the Grouch is moving on up. Long gone are the dirty smudges, circling flies and messy overhanging liners that once made his trash can a home.

2008-07-30 21:00:25

By Kerry Cavanaugh Despite concerns that homeowners already are struggling financially, the Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to hike residential garbage collection charges by 40 percent. When the new rates take effect Sept. 1, trash pickup will cost $36.32 per month for single-family homes.

2008-07-09 21:00:15

NORWALK - Firefighters found a badly burned body Tuesday night after putting out a trash bin fire. The grisly discovery was made in the 14400 block of Corby Avenue. County Fire Inspector Ron Haralson said they got a call at 11:43 p.m., Tuesday about a Dumspster fire spreading to a nearby tree.

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The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.