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2008-06-28 15:02:17

By Jennifer Rich, Destin Log, Fla. Jun. 28--The plastic bottles piled up in garbage cans at the ball fields tell the tale.

2008-06-25 15:02:34

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.

2008-06-24 21:00:00

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.

2008-06-24 02:29:46

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.

2008-06-17 12:00:00

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.

2008-06-15 15:00:22

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.

2006-06-15 02:57:46

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.

2006-05-31 07:12:33

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.

2005-10-12 07:45:00

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.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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