'Guess What? Tomorrow Is Garbage Day': Chicagoans Want Alleyways Cleared Of Snow So Animals Don't Find Food"My tenants and I park in this lot. So if I don't shovel it out, if we get the 10 inches of snow they're predicting, we'll be trapped."
City Helps To Clean Up 'Greenest Street In America' After CBS 2 ReportNo one took responsibility for fixing the problem. CBS 2 has learned that according to a decade-old city document, the answer was right across the street.
Garbage Keeps Piling Up In West Loop Alley; Residents Say It's Been A Problem For MonthsCBS 2 Chicago's Tim McNicholas got a tip about garbage routinely piling up in a West Loop neighborhood.
CBS 2 Calls About Overflowing Trash, City Cleans Up Less Than An Hour Later"It's frustrating when you come to walk the dog and you go to throw the poop in your garbage and there's like garbage everywhere, you know?"
"This Looks Like A Very Big Garbage Dump": Riders At Harvey's 147th Street Sibley Boulevard Metra Stop Fed Up With TrashBefore catching a train in Harvey, riders have to deal with walking past piles of garbage all over the ground.
UPDATE: South Shore Building Gets Cleaned Up After 2 Investigators StoryCBS 2 cameras found workers cleaning up the trash. Enough to fill at least six garbage cans.
South Shore Residents Steamed About Garbage Pile-UpCity officials said they are waiting on the property managers to response to the violations. But residents felt they've been waiting long enough and want the city to do more.
2 Investigators: Chicago’s Garbage Problem; Thousands Waiting For Trash CartsSomething stinks in Chicago. Thousands of residents are waiting for garbage carts, some since late last year.
Thousands Participate In Chicago River Cleanup"As water quality improves and work is done on land restoration, more and more people are coming to appreciate this natural treasure.”
No Freeze In Chicago Garbage PickupCity officials explain how they are able to keep the garbage fleet going, even as other communities are waiting out the bitter cold. WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
City Council Approves Ordinance Ending Free Garbage Pick Up Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit BuildingsThe Chicago City Council has approved ending free garbage collections for hundreds of large multi-unit residential buildings among a flurry of other actions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City Council Committee Votes To End Free Garbage Exemptions For Large Multi-Unit Buildings Free garbage pick-up for some 1,800 residential buildings is a step closer to ending in Chicago. Aldermen have taken a preliminary vote to end the deal, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
West Side Residents Say Garbage Piling Up At Abandoned HouseFrustration is building, along with a pile of trash in one South Austin block. That trash, at an abandoned house in is now a breeding ground for rodents and disease.
Low Lake Levels Reveal More Debris On Great Lakes BeachesLess water reveals garbage that had been hidden in Lake Michigan and the other Great Lakes, according to the Alliance for the Great Lakes.
Rebuilding Exchange Makes Furniture Out Of TrashLooking for a unique gift this holiday season? A Chicago company that makes furniture out of garbage may have the answer.