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Holy Garbage Day Batman!

Sandy Thomas | Posted 12.10.2016 | Arts
Sandy Thomas

It's the day when the man from the disposal company drives his big truck down my street and stops and empties all of my sins into the back of his truck.

Rotting Trash Overwhelms Beirut As Summer Heat Rises

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 07.28.2015 | World

Summer in the city can be rough. But we've never seen anything like Beirut, where a malodorous mix of political paralysis and festering garbage has re...

Gouges for Freaks (Part 2)

Paul Gordon | Posted 02.04.2013 | College
Paul Gordon

Everyone deserves a home. Maybe you find one... but maybe your home finds you.

Hollywood School Inherits Early Morning Trash

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.05.2013 | Miami
Dori Hartley

I am outraged that so many young people who are not even able to vote were left to wade through trash left behind by a campaign event by those who are in one moment a supportive community, and in the next irresponsible.

Huge Share Of The World's Population Is Collecting Garbage

Posted 06.07.2012 | Business

One man’s garbage is another man’s job. Between 1 and 5 percent of the world’s urban population is employed in solid waste management, meani...

WATCH: Taiwan, Beethoven And Trash

Posted 01.09.2012 | Green

From Matt Hickman and Mother Nature Network: Although this has been going on for some time now, I wasn't aware until recently that the mundane task...

Michigan Town Tearing Out Its Streetlights In Cost-Cutting Measure

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.07.2012 | Business

The economic slowdown has put countless people out of work and eliminated millions of dollars in homeowner wealth. States and cities haven't been immu...

Who Controls Your Trash?

Chicago Reader | Mick Dumke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It might strike you as an obscure policy dispute if not an absurd one, but an ongoing debate over who's going to get control of your dumpster is likel...