Flint Outsources Garbage Collection, Brings Back Curbside Recycling

Flint’s emergency financial manager says he’s outsourcing the city’s garbage collection services, a move that will also restore curbside recycling service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

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Late Trash Pick Up Makes For Dirtier Detroit

In some Detroit neighborhoods, paper yard waste bags are decomposing on city streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012


Bloomfield Hills School Bashes Trash In Honor Of Earth Day

Some Bloomfield Hills students are honoring Earth Day in advance with an attempt to reduce the amount of trash they generate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2012

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Macomb Landfill Getting Second Waste Power Plant

Southeastern Michigan will have one of the region’s largest waste-to-energy projects when a Macomb County landfill adds a new methane-burning electric power plant in January.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2011

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Landfill Rules Could Make Energy Projects Cheaper

A recently signed Michigan law could make it less costly to expand the use of the bioreactor technology to generate energy from landfills.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

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Lake Michigan Beach Garbage Likely From Milwaukee

A report says trash that washed up on Lake Michigan beaches in West Michigan in 2008 and 2010 likely came from Milwaukee sewer overflows.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011


Husband vs. Raccoon, Round 1

Trash night is typically uneventful at our house.  I mean, how hard is it?  You gather the trash from all the rooms and put the bags at the curb, right?  Little did I know, trash […]

CBS 62–06/23/2011

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‘Stop Canadian Trash Act’ Gains Support

A group of U.S. lawmakers is telling Canada: We like your people, but we don’t want your trash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011

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Sen. Stabenow Aims To Pass ‘Stop Canadian Trash Act’

Senator Debbie Stabenow is introducing legislation aimed at stopping private Canadian waste from coming into Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/20/2011


Problems Slow Monday Morning Commute

Rush-hour commuters were slowed as a result of a trash hauler with too much payload in the back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/28/2011