Trash

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
Solar-powered trash compactors, while not cheap, pay for themselves relatively quickly. With state and city budgets more liquid thanks to stimulus money, municipalities are snapping them up.
Sep 11, 2009   Slate.com
Tracking tags have been implanted in garbage in New York and Seattle to monitor where garbage goes and how municipal waste management systems can improve.
Aug 8, 2009   Seed
Residents of Santa Ana neighborhood are locking up their trash bins, hoping to eliminate the noise and trouble brought by scavengers.
Jun 18, 2009   Los Angeles Times
The city of San Francisco approves a plan to require composting and recycling citywide by this fall, with fines kicking in within two years.
Jun 15, 2009   San Francisco Chronicle
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
The city of Los Angeles forms a task force of prosecutors, police, and others to combat illegal disposal of trash all over town.
Sep 12, 2008   The Los Angeles Times