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Beecher man turned single garbage route into $8.4 billion business

Beecher man turned single garbage route into $8.4 billion business

A south suburban man had been hauling garbage for a few years in the early 1970s when he decided to strike out on his own. 

June 08, 2014 5:00 am Photos


Fire damages barn at E.C. waste facility

EAST CHICAGO | Firefighters spent nearly 12 hours Saturday battling a blaze near a petroleum pipeline at Allied Waste Co. in East Chicago.

April 12, 2014 5:38 pm

Hebron seeks new trash hauling bids

HEBRON | The town will open bids at its May 21 meeting for trash pickup for the coming year and hopes to reduce costs by only picking up recycling every other week.

April 19, 2013 5:16 pm

Gary ready for bids on trash service

GARY | About 800 Gary residents on a waiting list for new garbage containers could get a break — and a place to put their trash — if the city gets good garbage bid responses.

June 19, 2012 11:45 pm
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