Landfills

Juneau, Alaska's tiny capital city, is not accessible from elsewhere by road. Its isolation makes waste disposal problematic and expensive, spurring an aggressive recycling effort.
Dec 22, 2015   Pacific Standard
With few options besides sending food scraps to landfills, New Yorkers are composting in their homes.
Feb 23, 2009   The New York Times
Elected officials in the Atlanta area decide to relocate a historic cemetery to make room for a landfill. NAACP officials believe the relocation fits a pattern of racial discrimination.
Dec 5, 2008   Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Corrupt and inconsistent mob-controlled garbage collection in Naples, Italy, has left the city swimming in uncollected trash and with little hope of a resolution.
Sep 5, 2008   The Los Angeles Times
<p>A new technology called plasma gasification may make landfills a thing of the past, and make city garbage collection a profitable service.</p>
Jun 4, 2008   Popular Science
<p>Oshawa, Ontario residents have noticed a suspicious substance leaking into their community. Development next to the former landfill almost didn't happen because city planners worried about this very possibility.</p>
Jun 2, 2008   durhamregion.com
<p>The City of Saco, Maine is turning land the federal government once labeled a toxic Superfund site into a hub for hiking, fishing, and recreation.</p>
May 28, 2008   Portland Press Herald
<p>In an incredible recycling operation that reduces global warming, a waste hauler is building a facility to produce Liquefied Natural Gas from methane emitted from its California landfill to fuel its garbage trucks.</p>
May 7, 2008   The Sacramento Bee