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Waste Collection

Portage opens bids for automated trash trucks

PORTAGE | The Board of Works opened bids Tuesday for the purchase of two fully-automated trash/recycling trucks.

December 17, 2013 7:30 pm

Portage to roll out new trash, recycling system

PORTAGE | Delivery of the new 96-gallon trash and recycling toters is scheduled to begin this week.

January 05, 2013 8:15 pm

Portage moving closer to automated trash pick-up

PORTAGE | It appears, in about three months, Portage will be switching from its method of picking up trash and recycling to an automated system.

July 23, 2012 6:15 pm

Grant to help fund 2 garbage trucks for Valpo

VALPARAISO | The city's Public Works Department received a $100,000 grant to buy two automated garbage trucks that are more fuel efficient and less polluting.

January 14, 2012 7:45 pm

M'ville seniors can apply for discount on waste hauler bills

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville clerk-treasurer's office will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday for Merrillville senior citizens who need to apply for the senior discount on their trash bills.

March 03, 2011 12:00 am

M'ville council approves trash collection contract

MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a contract for residential trash collection and took action to tackle a problem with waste removal in commercial areas.

February 23, 2011 12:00 am

Hammond holds Haz-Mat day on April 9 at recycling center

HAMMOND | Hammond's annual Hazardous Waste Collection Day is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 9.

January 25, 2011 12:00 am
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