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Branches and brush picked up weekly in Merrillville

MERRILLVILLE | Waste Management Inc. is providing Merrillville residents with a weekly pick up of branches and brush on their regularly scheduled garbage day.

June 26, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart council approves longevity funding

HOBART | Mayor Brian Snedecor termed action taken by the City Council on Wednesday "housekeeping."

October 02, 2013 8:30 pm

U.S. Steel to host meeting on hazardous waste management plan

U.S. Steel will conduct an open house next week on the storage and disposal of hazardous waste at the Gary Works site.

July 25, 2013 12:19 pm

Valpo agrees to new contract for trash, recycling

VALPARAISO | The city's new contract with Homewood Disposal will cost a little more for trash but could earn a few more bucks for recycling.

March 29, 2013 7:15 pm
The power of waste

The power of waste

Two regional facilities produce enough electricity to power several thousand homes, or offset municipal power bills by hundreds of thousands of dollars annually.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Awarding of trash deal delayed

PORTAGE | Awarding a contract that would have moved the city closer to an automated trash collection system was delayed Wednesday.

July 25, 2012 7:15 pm

Lake Station approves trash-to-ethanol agreement

LAKE STATION | After a lengthy discussion, City Council members agreed Thursday to sign an interlocal cooperation agreement with the Lake County Solid Waste Management District.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am

Portage trashes proposals for solid waste service

PORTAGE | The Board of Works on Monday rejected proposals from five companies on providing solid waste trash disposal services to the city.

June 25, 2012 7:00 pm
Controversy, uncertainty persist in trash-to-ethanol debate

Controversy, uncertainty persist in trash-to-ethanol debate

Following two years of studies, debate and public controversy, proponents of a planned trash-to-ethanol plant in Schneider have yet to apply for environmental permits or break ground.

February 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos


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