Less water reveals garbage that had been hidden in Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes, according to the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? A Chicago company that makes furniture out of garbage may have the answer.
A South Side woman was left scratching her head when she got $600 in tickets for garbage left behind her home.
Lake County commissioners are using an upside down garbage can as their symbol of a new effort to start recycling 60 percent — instead of 40 percent — of everything left at the curb in the northern suburbs.
This year’s drought has had many negative effects, but it does have at least one benefit.
Five women – the eldest 80 years old – were arrested Tuesday afternoon for dumping garbage in front of the Bank of America Chicago offices downtown in a protest.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the city would save $60 million if garbage trucks pick up on a grid route instead of a one following complicated ward boundaries.
Some garbage collectors are having a hard time making it through snow-filled alleys, so they’re holding off until they can make it through.
The experiment with solar-powered trash compactors in Bloomington, Ind., is being called a huge success.
City council members this week scratched their heads trying to come up with answers for residents who are losing alley pickup service and will have to start lugging the trash to the front curb next week.