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BOGOTA, Colombia — Nohra Padilla spent her childhood at a garbage dump here in Colombia’s capital before going on to organize the city’s poor recyclers. Now the activist, who travels the world giving talks about waste management, has won...
email@example.comCloth diapers are having a back-to-the-future moment. Sure, 95 percent of American families who use diapers purchase the throw-away variety. But as a result, says the Environmental Protection Agency, 3.5 million tons of used diapers are put in landfills...
Residents wanting to get rid of unwanted household items in one fell swoop can take advantage of Orland Park's annual Spring Cleanup Campaign. The free event is scheduled for 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 25, and Friday, April 26, and from 8 a.m....
A total of 66 volunteers of all ages came out recently to plant 450 tree seedlings at Bethel Landfill in Hampton. The seedlings were planted in the buffer strip between the landfill and I-64. They were native evergreens with one exception, selected for...
firstname.lastname@example.orgA company that wants to produce solid refuse fuel from household garbage in Berkeley County should be allowed to do so, a West Virginia Public Service Commission administrative law judge has ruled. The recommended decision filed Monday grants a...
Tags: Politics, Waste, Judges, Local Government, Environmental Issues
Delray Beach needs a new mayor, and two men say they're ready for the job. Acting Mayor Tom Carney and former Planing and Zoning Chair Cary Glickstein are vying for the city's highest office in the March 12 election. Both candidates list public...
Editor's note: The Coastline Pilot learned after publication that portions of this letter previously appeared on a website, powerlineblog.com,. The letter writer said he collaborated on the piece with another writer, who sent it to various blogs. I...
The following is the complete text of Harford County Executive David Craig's 2013 State of the County Address delivered at the Harford County Council legislative session on Tuesday, Feb. 5: "Where there is no vision, the people perish", so it is...
Babies are expensive — diapers, formula and baby food add up quickly, and these are just the basic needs. After losing her job while pregnant with her first child, Coral Springs resident Melissa Huynh knew she wanted to stay home with her daughter...
Tags: Waste, Coral Springs, Allergies, Environmental Issues
The City Council talked trash Tuesday. Months of negotiations and the hiring of a consultant to assist the city staff paid off as the general terms of a franchise agreement with Waste Management of Orange County were unanimously approved. The city...
email@example.comThe Berkeley County Council voted Thursday to take ownership of a 1.7-acre parcel that is being donated for a park in the community of Bedington, W.Va. The new recreation site, which is proposed to be named Goldie Gibbons Park, is along Bedington Road...
The Newport Beach City Council voted to outsource its printing services and to inch forward in what could eventually be the privatization of its refuse collection services. The shutting down of the city's in-house print shop in favor of a contract...
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