Latest Waste container Stories
By Yepsen, Rhodes Key factors to consider when choosing compostable products and lessons learned from integrating them into food scraps diversion programs.
By Jennifer Rich, Destin Log, Fla. Jun. 28--The plastic bottles piled up in garbage cans at the ball fields tell the tale.
By Tina Lam, Detroit Free Press Jun. 25--Detroit will have citywide curbside recycling -- eventually, Deputy Mayor Anthony Adams said Tuesday, but it's still not clear whether the rest of the trash will be burned or sent to a landfill.
By Lois Henry, The Bakersfield Californian Jun. 24--Waaaaay back in the 1970s, when cranky old people like me were once young and impressionable, the nation became "environmentally conscious." I know because it was on TV.
By Victor Tine, The Daily News of Newburyport, Mass. Jun. 23--NEWBURY -- The Board of Health has received a second shipment of 20 compost bins under a grant from the state Department of Environmental Protection.
By Karen Gardner, The Frederick News-Post, Md. Jun. 15--BOULDER, Colo. -- Recycling is good business. That's what Eco-cycle's director, Eric Lombardi, stressed to his Frederick County visitors last week.
By Finn Bullers, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 15--More than six months after it changed hands, one of the Midwest's biggest waste-management firms has put suburban turf builders on notice: Mountains of grass clippings have to go.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A bomb left in a trash container at a major outdoor bus station injured three people in central Istanbul on Thursday, a police official told Reuters. The bomb was left in a container in Eminonu, a major departure point for buses in Turkey's largest city.
By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Ross and Ash are about to tuck into a meal of chicken, king prawn and rice, followed by pineapple, strawberries and grapes for dessert. All of which came out of a garbage can. "Everything I eat comes from dumpsters," Ash says.
The slogan "New Orleans: Imagine it Clean" graces the sides of garbage cans in the French Quarter, a reminder that the city's government once implored residents to pick up after themselves.
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