Recycling

Watervliet native donates garbage truck to city

16 hours ago   |   Times Union

WATERVLIET - A new $270,000 garbage truck was donated to the city and will replace one of the aging vehicles in the city fleet, Mayor Charles Patricelli said Tuesday. Scott...
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What New York's Trash Reveals About Life Under Lockdown

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

New Yorkers seem to be drinking more at home. But they're also being productive, decluttering and gardening during the pandemic.
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New NiMH batteries perform better when made from recycled old NiMH batteries

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

A new method for recycling old batteries can provide better performing and cheaper rechargeable hydride batteries as shown in a new study.
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Tanzanian recycling plant starts making face shields from plastic bottles

1 day ago   |   National Post

DAR ES SALAAM - A recycling plant in Tanzania's port city of Dar es Salaam has traded paper for plastic bottles and started making anti-coronavirus face shields that are being...
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Senior Living: Gardening does a body good

2 days ago   |   National Post

“Urban farming” is a wave of the future. Not long ago, I saw a picture of a 12-storey building in The Hague, my birth city. On its roof is a combination greenhouse and fish...
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Man struck by dump truck in Queensbury

3 days ago   |   Times Union

QUEENSBURY - A New Jersey man was taken to two hospitals after he was hit by a dump truck Friday on Route 149 in the town of Queensbury, Warren County deputies said. Deputies...
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Hartford trash-to-energy plant plans to ship waste out of state, scrapping renovation effort over lack of funding

5 days ago   |   Hartford Courant

The regional trash-to-energy and recycling plant in Hartford's South Meadows is abandoning its effort to renovate the aging facility, with officials of the quasi-state system...
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Sanitation complaints to Philadelphia's 311 line skyrocket in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

5 days ago   |   ABC

Complaints to Philadelphia's 311 call center surrounding recycling and trash pickup have quadrupled in recent weeks.
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Omaha recycling being suspended for one day

Omaha recycling being suspended for one day

5 days ago   |   KETV

Officials said the suspension is due to the pandemic.
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Cuomo says he had ‘good' talks with Trump on New York infrastructure projects

Cuomo says he had ‘good' talks with Trump on New York infrastructure projects

6 days ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

Gov. Andrew Cuomo insisted he had a “good conversation” with President Trump during their Wednesday White House meeting on New York's infrastructure - but sure didn't seem in...
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Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

Iowa Rep. Steve King Ousted In GOP Primary, AP Projects

After years of incendiary comments on race, King was largely abandoned by GOP leaders. He was defeated in Tuesday's primary by state Sen. Randy Feenstra, according to the... Read more ...

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is seeking a new state to host the Republican National Convention after host North Carolina refused to guarantee the event could be held... Read more ...

Zuckerberg Defends Trump Policy in Tense Meeting

Zuckerberg Defends Trump Policy in Tense Meeting

Mark Zuckerberg held firm on his decision not to take action on President Trump's Facebook posts during what insiders say was a tense town hall meeting with employees Tuesday... Read more ...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended...

Oil climbs above $40 for the first time in 3 months on hopes of extended production cuts

Oil rose past $40 per barrel on Wednesday, three months after oil prices plunged over 30% at the worst level since the Second Gulf War. In early European trading, Brent crude... Read more ...

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

Minnesota Files Civil Rights Charge Against Police In George Floyd's Death

The state will investigate whether the Minneapolis Police Department has engaged in systemic discrimination toward people of color, Gov. Tim Walz said. Read more ...

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Thousands stage 'die-in' in Boston street in memory of George Floyd

Outside Boston's Franklin Park, where thousands of people held a "die-in" for 8 minutes 46 seconds, the same amount of time a Minneapolis officer held his knee on George... Read more ...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief, officers take knee with protesters

The police chief said he was talking with a group of protesters when they asked him to kneel with them. Read more ...

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car during protests over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Dearborn County election results: 2020 primary

Dearborn County election results: 2020 primary

Here are the 2020 primary election results for Dearborn County, Indiana. Read more ...

Wuhan finishes mass testing effort for COVID-19, isolates 300

Wuhan finishes mass testing effort for COVID-19, isolates 300

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