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Ordinance tightens up trash standards

All trash bins in Juneau would need metal lids, and residents would have to secure lids on outdoor...previous ordinance, she said. "We know Dumpsters with metal lids keep out bears," Gladziszewski said. The broader ordinance...
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...
Blocking bears: Juneau looks at lid options ordinance that would require metal lids on many Juneau Dumpsters, the community...will say that," Allison said of metal lids. "A bear's favorite tactic is...Juneau's 600 Dumpsters already have metal lids, he said. Mark Farmer, the former...
City looks to expand Dumpster provisions

...garbage ordinance. Bear-law changes Metal lids on Dumpsters would be required citywide...said Friday. And bears stymied by metal lids in one part of town will go elsewhere...right thing to do in terms of the metal lids," he said. "There's no question...
Put a lid on it

...people to replace plastic lids with metal lids on Dumpsters that have been opened...we say all Dumpsters have to have metal lids, we'll have a lot of folks out...the ordinance would "phase-in" metal lids. "I think that's a reasonable...
City passes lid law

...many of the city's large trash containers will need metal lids or secure enclosures. The new law is designed to keep...Juneau's roughly 500 large trash containers already have metal lids, according to Mike Allison, Southeast district manager...
Toward creating a historical footnote

...nonmetal lids on Dumpsters. The proposed plan of mandating metal lids only after a bear has broken into a Dumpster or if holders and developers) should pay for putting metal lids on their Dumpsters. No more warnings and no 30 days...
Farmer to resign from bear panel

...A move to replace plastic Dumpster lids with stronger metal lids. Two new bear traps. Mark Farmer said on Monday he...this bear issue." Palmer said the city is ordering metal lids for its Dumpsters. The Assembly could ban plastic lids...
Garbage and bears 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...
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...


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