Evergreen Park Native Wayne Huizenga, Who Built His Fortune From Trash, Dies At 80A college dropout born in Evergreen Park, Huizenga owned Waste Management, Blockbuster Entertainment, and AutoNation; founded the Florida Marlins baseball team and the Florida Panthers hockey team; and bought the Miami Dolphins in 1994.
Tips On Limiting Environmental Waste This Holiday SeasonBetween Thanksgiving and New Year's, Americans throw out 25 percent more trash, according to the US EPA.
Competition For City Recycling Program BeginsThe competition has begun between city workers and private contractors for the right to run the city’s recycling program.
Emanuel Plans Changes To Expand RecyclingMayor Rahm Emanuel is planning changes that he hopes will extend the practice of recycling throughout the city.
Back Alley Backlash Against Joliet Garbage ProgramCity 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 LoaderA 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.