Radioactive Sludge Disposal Heats Up Oil and Gas Politics in Colorado

A “glitch” in state law has caused major heartburn for regulators.

The Tech That Helps San Francisco Process Its Wastewater

PHOTOS: Treating raw sewage and stormwater involves a maze of pipes and plenty of data analytics, too.

How Some Alaska Cities Try to Outsmart Bears

In Juneau, garbage management has to take hungry animals into account.

Navigator Award Finalists: Stephanie Scafa and Team, City of Eugene, Ore.

The Love Food Not Waste program is gaining traction and serves as a good model for how to build community partnerships to help divert unnecessary food waste from landfills.

How San José Reduced Illegal Dumping With Behavioral Insights

A pilot project aimed to find ways to make a free, large-item pickup program more effective.

Kansas City’s Garbage Apology; Miami Beach Reminded of Its Precarious Position

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: LAPD outreach to families of those killed by officers; gas utility under scrutiny in Vermont; and Great Lakes mayors question water agreement.

Big Fight Over a Major Texas Landfill Project; Tourism Worries in Miami Due to Zika

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Nursing home deaths in Pennsylvania; police body camera transparency in Wyo.; and Cape Cod water concerns.

Safety of Workers in New York City Commercial Waste Operations Questioned

“We have people that are losing limbs, losing fingers, dying,” says the chairman of the New York City Council’s Committee on Sanitation and Solid Waste.

Judge: Seattle’s Garbage Checks Are Unconstitutional; S.C. Gov. Slams Detainee Relocation Plan

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: NCAA affirms inclusivity for event host cities; Ala. impeachment moves forward; and Wyo. governor wants coal “moon shot.”

Philly's In-Sink Disposal Plan to Generate Biogas

The city will save $3 million a year on waste management in the process.

Phoenix Takes First Steps Toward Circular Waste Economy

An organics capture system is the first big undertaking for the new Resource Innovation and Solution Network.

Does Seattle’s Trash Monitoring Violate Privacy Rights?

The city’s ban on the disposal of food scraps and other compostables with garbage is met with a lawsuit.

'It's Not Garbage Anymore': Seattle Sees Uptick in Organic Waste Collections Under New Rules

Residents face mandates to divert their food waste from landfills, but enforcement isn’t easy.

Check Out the Resource Innovation Campus in Phoenix

The city’s Reimagine Phoenix initiative is turning garbage into a valuable resource.

How One County Government Diverts Food Waste to Generate Revenue

“[F]ood scrap collection demonstrates that simple ideas can produce big results,” says one county executive in Maryland.