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Assembly not keen on sludge disposal proposals

...comprehensive look at the city's waste management challenges.Ever since Juneau's...renegotiate its contract with Waste Management, which handles the sludge shipments...from $140 to $215. Because Waste Management is the only game in town, there's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-07/assembly-not-keen-sludge-disposal-propo
Local
Recycling program gains popularity in Allakaket

...Council Environmental Coordinator Jonathan Henzie, who helps promote and organize the community's recycling, waste management and clean-up efforts with the help of environmental assistant Crystal Bergman."The main concern is just getting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-03/recycling-program-gains-popularity-alla
State
Thank you from Gold Rush Days Commission

...Pacific Erectors and Sandvik Mining and Construction. And thanks to our general sponsors Heatherdale Resources, Waste Management/Capitol Disposal, Alaska Pacific Environmental Service, Hyak Mining Company, Shattuck & Grummett, Subway...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-10/thank-you-gold-rush-days-commission
Neighbors
North Douglas dog does good deed

...surprised - Rudy Vonda hadn't realized his wallet was even missing.Vonda is a sanitation worker with Pacific Waste Management and drives a North Douglas route on Monday mornings. While returning from the route that afternoon, he received...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-19/north-douglas-dog-does-good-deed
Local
US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

...Seattle.Opik Ahkinga is the village's environmental coordinator and has been working for four years to improve waste management on Little Diomede Island.She is now focusing on electronic waste, and said batteries and transformers that have...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-25/us-coast-guard-cutter-helps-diomede-tak
State
Salvage business to open Saturday

...So far he hasn't had much luck in building up a cooperative relationship with the owners of the local landfill, Waste Management, Inc., but he hopes to keep working on that. The dump is a privately owned business that charges customers by...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-13/salvage-business-open-saturday
Local
Lagos aims to use trash to make electric power in new program

...success on a small scale. Lagos' waste management program is also organizing recycling...administration for Lagos State Waste Management Authority as she pointed to...garbage per day, according to the waste management department. The project aims...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-03-13/lagos-aims-use-trash-make-electric-po
Not For Web
Empire Readers' Council Editorial: 'Mount Trashmore' - it's complicated

...Environmental Conservation to make Waste Management clean up the landfill, stop...biosolids - sewage sludge - and waste management solution is first priority for...few facts are in order.? Waste Management Inc. owns the landfill site, which...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/empire-readers-council-editorial-moun
Opinion
Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...Forbes Magazine ranked each state in the categories of: carbon footprint, air quality, water quality, hazardous waste management, policy initiatives and energy consumption. Alaska scored 40th. If you average Alaska's ranking among all states...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-30/opinion-alaskas-environmental-standar
Opinion
Empire editorial misses the cost of Juneau sewage

...ice rinks, more ball fields, etc., then so be it. My family cannot afford the water and sewer charges plus the waste management tax we are already paying, let alone an almost doubling of our bill in 10 years.The other part of my answer...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-07/empire-editorial-misses-cost-juneau-s
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