WASHINGTON — An art installation in an Italian gallery was supposed to look like trash. Evidently, they did a good job, because last week the cleaning crew treated it accordingly. The piece by the artistic team…
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced that the city will spend about $10 million to distribute a large trash can to each household in Baltimore. The city expects to deliver the approximately…
There’s a bit of a trashy problem on the National Mall: Lots of trash seems to build up in and around cans Sunday mornings.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore is looking at getting a second trash-collecting water wheel. The Canton Water Wheel, which would be located at the Harris Creek outfall, is part of Waterfront Partnership’s Healthy Harbor Initiative. The…
BALTIMORE (AP) — Five Baltimore workers and six commercial trash haulers have been indicted in two alleged years-long schemes involving bribes and thefts to defraud the city. A federal grand jury returned the indictments, which…
WASHINGTON – The D.C. Department of Public Works says trash truck crews managed this weekend to pick up all the trash that had been piling up the past two weeks. “We had about 30 percent…
WASHINGTON — After an extended cold snap led to a delay in garbage collection, D.C. is launching an unprecedented effort to clean up the streets. Extra crews from the Department of Public Works will be…
Imagine a world without Styrofoam containers.
Take a walk or set up a picnic in Rock Creek Park and visitors would be surprised how much trash gathers along the creek\’s water-line.
Decades-old styrofoam continues to blight the Anacostia River and now the District is considering a ban on the ubiquitous foamy plastic.
Montgomery County is investigating the labor practices of companies it pays to haul trash.
A strike by Montgomery County trash collectors has apparently ended and regular trash service will resume Thursday.
Trash cans have been removed from more than two dozen parks along the George Washington Memorial Parkway in an effort to force visitors to pick up after themselves. The National Park Service says the move will also better use staff, who no longer have to empty trash cans.
It takes 17 million barrels of oil to produce
bottled water each year. That\’s part of the
argument an Arlington County board member will use
in his campaign to cut down on plastic bottles and
In anticipation of the excessive heat, several
local government agencies are altering schedules
for pool hours and trash pickup.