A “glitch” in state law has caused major heartburn for regulators.
PHOTOS: Treating raw sewage and stormwater involves a maze of pipes and plenty of data analytics, too.
It’s an enemy that many water infrastructure managers are familiar with.
In Juneau, garbage management has to take hungry animals into account.
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.
A pilot project aimed to find ways to make a free, large-item pickup program more effective.
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.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Nursing home deaths in Pennsylvania; police body camera transparency in Wyo.; and Cape Cod water concerns.
“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.
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.”
The city will save $3 million a year on waste management in the process.
An organics capture system is the first big undertaking for the new Resource Innovation and Solution Network.
Also: Tacoma considers budgetary impacts of a looming minimum wage increase.
The city’s ban on the disposal of food scraps and other compostables with garbage is met with a lawsuit.
Residents face mandates to divert their food waste from landfills, but enforcement isn’t easy.
The city’s Reimagine Phoenix initiative is turning garbage into a valuable resource.
“[F]ood scrap collection demonstrates that simple ideas can produce big results,” says one county executive in Maryland.
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