Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Ready To Clean Mich. Roads

Volunteers across state will be out in full force as the Michigan Department of Transportation kicks off its annual “Adopt-A-Highway” cleanup project.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/13/2013


Adopt-A-Highway: Volunteers Ready For Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning begins Saturday for highway roadsides in metro Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/13/2013

(Photo: Amelia Kanan) A group is cleaning up East Jefferson in Detroit.

Scene In Detroit: Weeding Out Trash, And Crime

Twice per week, Hedgies, tends to the needs of E. Jefferson between Conner and Alter, including things like weed abatement, trash removal, power washing, graffiti maintenance and mowing of lawns.

CBS Detroit–08/07/2012


Last Chance To Volunteer For Motor City Makeover

The City of Detroit is in the middle of its annual cleanup and beautification effort, Motor City Makeover.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2012

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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

(Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images, File)

‘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

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$30M Trash-To-Power Project Moves Forward

The Texas-based company that owns the Pine Tree Acres landfill in Michigan is moving forward with a $30 million project to convert methane gas from decomposing trash into electricity to power nearly 20,000 homes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2011

I-75 freeway near University Road 4-3-11

MDOT Seeks Groups To Adopt-A-Highway

More than 3,000 groups collected 80,000 bags of trash and saved taxpayers more than $1.5 million in cleanup costs.


Garbage Washing Up Again On West Mich. Beaches

Garbage washing up on Lake Michigan beaches has some in western Michigan wondering if it’s a return to the summer of 2008, when Wisconsin trash rolled in.