Ross Changes Trash Collection Hours, Awards Paving Contract
The amendment to the township's solid waste disposal ordinance limits the collection of commercial and non-residential trash to the hours of 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Previously, the hours were 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.. The commissioners acted after hearing complaints ...
Exhibit showcases work of students
Consider the pair of curlews fashioned from materials which usually find their way into trash or recycling bins. This provocative installation, “Replaced”, created by Emily Galloway, questions our role in creating the great “Pacific Garbage Patch ...
Havre de Grace Trash Pickup Changes for Memorial Day
Trash will not be collected Monday, May 27, due to the Memorial Day holiday, the city of Havre de Grace announced. All citizens who rely on the city for trash services should put out their garbage one day later than they usually would, due to the holiday.
Memorial Day: What's Open, What's Closed
Trash pickup. For residents who live in the unincorporated Hillsborough County Service Area, there will be no solid waste collection (including garbage, recyclables and yard waste) Monday. Customers whose scheduled collection day falls on Monday may ...
New Palmer Trash System a 'Work in Progress'
While residents are trying to get used to the new system, taken over by Waste Management on May 1, township officials say they're trying to adjust as well to the automated system for recycling and garbage that features new 96-gallon totes for trash ...
Heavy smoke seen from downtown Detroit is from Windsor
Detroit Free Press
One hundred thousand pounds of plastic caught fire at a recycling plant in Windsor, sending huge billowing clouds of black smoke into the air today above the Ontario city, Detroit and Downriver. Reports of heavy smoke and fire from the facility on the ...
All clear after 6-hour industrial fire in Windsor, Ont.
As much as 125000 pounds of plastic burns at Windsor recycling warehouse
Cause of massive fire unknown at plastics recycling warehouse
UNIT/Businesses Tackle Main Street Trash
Tomas sweeps his front entrance every morning, so he liked it when Rich Antous of the UNIT sent all downtown business owners a letter telling them to sweep up the trash outside their businesses. "We all want to keep it clean," Tomas said. "We sweep ...
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Scientists are to set off on a research expedition to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch on May 20. The patch is a huge mass of rubbish held in place by swirling underwater currents in the north-east of the Pacific Ocean. This build-up of marine debris is ...
Project Kasai: Just How Much Garbage is in the Ocean?
A gyre is a current that rotates around in a circle within the ocean. The North Pacific Ocean has the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is a heaping amount of trash that has been disintegrated by the sun or decomposed by the bacteria and algae in the ...
Floating trash pile poses deadly threat to wildlife
Located in the north region of the Pacific Ocean, this garbage patch has formed as a result of poor waste management over many years, according to non-profit organization Earth Reform's website. Brookhaven College biology professor Phil Shelp said ...