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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Ocean View suing Rainbow waste management

    The Ocean View School District has filed a lawsuit alleging that a Huntington Beach waste-management facility is a threat to the health of low-income schoolchildren across the street. The claim, filed Dec. 10 in Orange County Superior Court, accuses...
  • Workshop dishes the dirt on composting

    Workshop dishes the dirt on composting
    About 20 Glendale residents learned composting tips Saturday morning, at the city’s Integrated Waste Management building where Regina Wheeler showed residents the worms she maintains there that produce nutrient-rich fertilizer. Wheeler now feeds...
  • City vote allows demolition at Wintersburg site

    Supporters of the Wintersburg site in Huntington Beach will have 18 months to figure out how to preserve its historical structures. The deadline comes with the City Council's decision Monday to approve on a 4-3 vote the much-debated environmental impact...
  • Schools ask waste facility to cover site

    Schools ask waste facility to cover site
    Cement crushing at a Huntington Beach waste management facility has ceased after the Ocean View School District heard complaints from residents and parents during a recent school board meeting. But the district and its attorney aren't satisfied with...
  • Letters: 'Wasting' money on clean energy

    Re "New-energy program is questioned," Oct. 14 One might conclude from the article that nothing of any worth is being accomplished from the billions spent on new-energy projects and that there's little reason to spend this money other than political...
  • City starts new leaf collection program

    Laguna Beach residents can now place an unlimited amount of leaves next to their green waste cart on trash pick-up days, according to a city news release. The new leaf collection program is part of the city's contract with Waste Management that will run...
  • Lagunans asked for food-drive donations

    Laguna Beach Housing and Human Services Committee is seeking donations for a city-wide food drive and the World Hunger Bowl. The food drive is getting help from Waste Management services, which is picking up food on three days and delivering it to the...
  • Restaurants start pilot food waste recycling program

    Restaurants start pilot food waste recycling program
    Zinc Cafe & Market is already environmentally conscious, so when representatives from Waste Management approached the Laguna Beach restaurant about a food waste recycling program, management was all ears. Zinc is one of 18 Laguna Beach restaurants...
  • C'mon, disposable diapers are not a 'need'

    C'mon, disposable diapers are not a 'need'
    Disposable diapers are an actual need? Good thing no one ever told my mother. A study in the journal Pediatrics “discovers” an unmet health “need” among impoverished families: the disposable diapers they can't afford. The study...
  • Waste Management contract approved

    Trash talks between Laguna Beach and Waste Management of Orange County resulted in a contract that guarantees better and less expensive disposal of trash and waste. The City Council approved at the July 16 meeting a $43 million contract geared toward...
  • Logistics of food waste recycling gets in the way

    Some city officials are salivating at the possibility of a food waste diversion plan, but it's not on the table — yet. Under the terms of a new contract approved at the July 16 council meeting, Waste Management is obligated to come up with a plan...
  • Council agrees to trash deal

    The City Council talked trash Tuesday. Months of negotiations and the hiring of a consultant to assist the city staff paid off as the general terms of a franchise agreement with Waste Management of Orange County were unanimously approved. The city...