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Bear witness to trash mistakes

...apartment building. Until last fall, the dumpster met the legal definition of a bear-resistant container since it had metal lids and latches, but almost every morning during bear season we would find the dumpster overturned and garbage strewn up...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-04-30/bear-witness-trash-mistakes
Letters
Bear sightings drop this season

...enclosure. Dumpsters in areas of the city that have been designated as "bear problem areas" also must be fitted with metal lids. Dilley said he has issued fewer than 50 tickets, which carry a $50 fine, this year to people who are not in compliance...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060503/loc_bears.shtml
News
'To put it bluntly ...'

...Dilley to inquire whether our complex was on the list for metal lids. I was told that several problem Dumpsters had been moved up on the list. Our Dumpster had a bright and shiny metal lid the very next day. I think it was a shame that this...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082602/let_letter5.shtml
Opinion
Bear effort bears fruit

...city-designated "bear problem areas" have metal lids. The city also has boosted education...Not every Dumpster in town has a metal lid. Of the city's 600 Dumpsters...As of last week, about 170 had metal lids and 70 didn't. People who ordered...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090802/loc_bears1.shtml
News
A night on bear patrol

...is one of the first places to get metal lids (on the Dumpsters) and the bear...been reluctant to resort to heavy metal lids because it could make trash disposal...and Waste Management about ordering metal lids. He talked with his tenants and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100701/Loc_bearpatrol.shtml
Local
Garbage and bears

...help save our bears: Buy strong garbage cans that lock; keep garbage cans in bear-proof sheds or garages; install metal lids and locks on all Dumpsters; Take garbage out only just before the garbage truck arrives; if you use compost, keep...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101102/let_letter4.shtml
Opinion
Enforcing Juneau's garbage ordinance

...bears. He said the city should either amend the garbage ordinance or draft a resolution to Arrow Refuse to ask for more metal lids. "Dumpsters are basically lures. They are really the magnets that are bringing bears in," he said. "We will not...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101501/Loc_garbage.shtml
Local
City charts course for action on bear issue

...addition, staff members will check on whether affordable metal lids are available for city Dumpsters and evaluate how state...Assembly appointee to the bear committee, also lists metal lids and public education as feasible options. "I understand...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112301/Loc_bears.shtml
Local
The problem is still garbage

...confuse the creation of a tourist attraction with the bear issue. The problem is garbage. Let's continue to push for metal lids on Dumpsters, enforcement of the garbage ordinance, and information on how homeowners can keep bears from their garbage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020402/let_letter6.shtml
Opinion
City bear plan gels

...plastic lids in favor of heavy-duty metal lids. City staff member Maria Gladziszewski...give bears one free lunch" before a metal lid would be required. People who have enclosed Dumpsters wouldn't need a metal lids. If necessary, the Assembly could...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021202/Loc_bearplan.shtml
Local

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