Waste Management

Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation crews (left) have begun competing with private contractors, including Waste Management workers (right), for the right to run the city's recycling program. (Credit: CBS)

Competition For City Recycling Program Begins

The competition has begun between city workers and private contractors for the right to run the city’s recycling program.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2011


Emanuel Plans Changes To Expand Recycling

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is planning changes that he hopes will extend the practice of recycling throughout the city.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011

Image Of A Waste Management Garbage Bin. (City Of Joliet Graphic)

Back Alley Backlash Against Joliet Garbage Program

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.



Worker Pinned Between Truck And Front-End Loader

A worker on a leaf removal crew was injured Tuesday when he was pinned between a pickup truck and a front-end loader in Oak Park.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2010