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Study finds more recycling would create thousands of jobs

Study finds more recycling would create thousands of jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | The state could add 10,000 new jobs if Hoosiers recycled just a quarter of their trash that currently goes in landfills.

December 04, 2013 6:00 pm Related

Cook board rejects effort to resurrect landfill restrictions

CHICAGO | The Cook County Board on Wednesday rejected an effort by one of its members to institute a ban on landfill operations anywhere in the county.

April 17, 2013 9:00 pm

Cook County Board puts landfill restrictions on hold

CHICAGO | A Cook County Board committee was opposed Tuesday to a measure restricting landfills from operating anywhere within the county.

April 16, 2013 1:43 pm

Dolton negotiating with Homewood Disposal for trash disposal

DOLTON | Village officials are negotiating with a Homewood-based disposal service company to find a new place where residential trash can be dumped.

August 06, 2012 11:15 pm

Testimony continues in suit over proposal for Dolton landfill on Chicago property

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Thursday heard testimony in a case that would annex Chicago property into Dolton to allow a controversial landfill there to operate.

May 24, 2012 12:22 pm

Chicago alderman encourages residents' opposition to landfill ordinance

CHICAGO | A resounding "no" echoed from a crowd of about 100 people after 10th Ward Alderman John Pope asked who wanted to see landfills in their neighborhood.

May 22, 2012 11:45 pm
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