Latest Waste container Stories

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.

2008-07-27 15:00:25

By John Hill People who choose a trip to the dump over a day at the beach discover that there's more to trash than putting barrels out at the curb.

2008-07-27 12:00:28

By James Carlson By James Carlson THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL One day last week, Sandy McDaniel and her husband, Larry, chucked into their backseat the plastic trash cans filled with plastic bottles and cardboard and drove the now routine three miles to the Dillon's in North Topeka.

2008-07-20 15:00:21

The July 9 article titled "Residents may pay by the pound for trash pickup" raises a few questions for this city resident. 1) Why is an apartment building with more than seven units exempt from recycling? I would think that there would be a lot more recyclable items in such a building.

2008-07-16 15:00:28

By Richard C Dujardin NORTH PROVIDENCE -- Thanks to changes instituted during the last year, the town was able to save $207,000 in tipping fees at the central landfill in Johnston. But, Robert E.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

NAPLES, Italy _ This may be the only city on earth where the nation's prime minister was forced to send a well-armed military regiment to guard the garbage dump. The soldiers are dug in, ready to fight.

2008-07-09 15:00:19

By Daniel Barbarisi PROVIDENCE -- Providence is taking the first steps towards adopting a pay-as-you-throw trash system, where residents would buy special city garbage bags and pay more or less per week depending on how much trash they throw out.

2008-07-05 18:00:11

By Valerie Kalfrin, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 5--TAMPA -- Kevin Serra offered sunscreen to a couple clutching black garbage bags in the parking lot of Ben T. Davis Beach on the Courtney Campbell Parkway this morning. They had their work cut out for them.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).