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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.

2008-09-02 15:00:13

HITS AND MISSES On target: Broomfield police officers patrolling near Coors Field on Wednesday were using department- issued refillable water bottles. Off target: You can label trash bins compost, recycle and landfill, but that doesn't mean people know how to use them.

2008-09-01 21:00:21

By Joanne Ginley About 116,000 households across Leeds have already received a brown bin and receiving fortnightly collections of their garden waste.However, the delay to the last stage of the roll-out will affect households in parts of Kirkstall, Meanwood, Moortown and Chapel Allerton.Councillor Steve Smith, executive member responsible for environmental services said: "We are sorry about this situation, which we are unhappy about ourselves.

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.

2008-08-20 03:00:25

LOS ANGELES - Without ever lifting a shovel, an archaeologist could dig through Dave Chameides' house and get a pretty good picture of how he has lived for the past eight months. Empty soda bottles lead down the staircase. Pizza boxes line the walls.

2008-08-17 18:05:00

By NOAKI SCHWARTZ LOS ANGELES - Without ever lifting a shovel, an archaeologist could dig through Dave Chameides' house and get a pretty good picture of how he has lived for the past eight months. Empty soda bottles lead down the staircase. Pizza boxes line the walls.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

Discourage bugs from crashing your outdoor party with these tips from Terminix: _ Ants: Immediately clean drink and food spills. Take dirty plates and utensils indoors after eating, and immediately discard disposable cups and plates.

2008-08-01 06:00:22

By Michael Welles Shapiro, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Aug. 1--Beaufort County may end Sunday hours at its 12 trash and recycling drop-off centers, a move not expected to be popular with many residents. Currently, local facilities are open 12 hours a day, seven days a week.

2008-07-31 12:00:38

By Jennifer Myers, The Sun, Lowell, Mass. Jul. 31--LOWELL -- The city has rolled out a proposed trash ordinance that puts some teeth in existing and tightened regulations by fining scofflaws.

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.


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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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