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Debris like this could be remnants of a meth lab. (Credit: Indiana State Police)

Public Warned To Avoid Trash That May Contain Meth Chemicals

Walkers, joggers are bikers in Indiana are being warned that any trash they find may be contaminated with chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine.


Garbage Can

No Charges Against Man Who Took Out The Trash Naked

A 70-year-old northwest Indiana man admitted going outside naked to take out his trash Tuesday morning, the Post-Tribune is reporting.


The Rebuilding Exchange uses building materials reclaimed from local landfills to make furniture. (Credit:

Rebuilding Exchange Makes Furniture Out Of Trash

Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? A Chicago company that makes furniture out of garbage may have the answer.

WBBM Newsradio–11/17/2012


Lake County Hoping To Boost Recycling Level To 60 Percent

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.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2012