“Outstanding service. They were extremely careful delivering the extra large container into our driveway.” -- A. L. GARNER
Saturday at the park entrance, at Chestnut and DeForest avenues. Mayor Robert Garcia, councilmen Rex Richardson and Al Austin, and other city officials will be there. More information: 562-570-3150. (ng Beach officials to christen new wetlands park that was once the site of illegal trash dumping)
In the past month, six contractors have signed recycling and waste hauling contracts with At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, an Austin, Texas, dumpster rental and construction recycling company.Austin, TX (PRWEB) - At Your Disposal (AYD) Waste Services, an Austin-based dumpster rental and construction recycling company, recently landed four contracts to service building and renovation projects in the Austin area, in addition to two contracts for permanent waste hauling services.One of the contracts is to provide dumpsters and hauling of debris during the construction of a 270,000-square foot office building in northeast Austin for Texas Mutual Insurance, under general contractor Harvey-Cleary Builders. AYD will be supplying two 40-yard roll-off dumpsters for metal, construction and demolition recycling, which will be emptied and hauled twice a day.“The new Texas Mutual Insurance building is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)-certified job,” noted Chuck Herb, owner of AYD Waste Services. “This certification is designated to buildings that are designed, built and operated in a way that minimiz...
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Austin City Limits Music Fest is in its second weekend.Hundreds of people came to Zilker Park Saturday night to enjoy the live music.When you throw an outdoor party as big as ACL a lot of mess can be left behind and cleanup efforts can take time and money. Which is why organizers encouraged attendees to help pick up the mess and recycle.Most festival goers attended ACL to hang out with old friends, make new ones, and immerse themselves in their favorite music. Adrienna Gonzles said it was her first time attending ACL and said she was looking forward to seeing some of her favorites.“I’m here to see the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ice Cube,” said Gonzles.Gonzles along with many other festival goers not only came for the music they came to help. “We are just going to walk around the park and pick up bottles, plastic bottles, cans, anything that people drink out of so we can help recycle,” said Gonzles.Michael Mojica was another festival goer who was walking around collecting trash. “We want... (FOX 7 Austin)
Once they were aware of the problem, they stopped it immediately,” said Glenn Austin, medical waste specialist with Ventura County Environmental Health, noting that all the hospitals now comply with state regulations.The untreated waste was hauled away from the landfill and incinerated or treated, Austin said.Flowing bloodThe drama started in late May when E.J. Harrison & Sons delivered some 20 tons of trash from Community Memorial in Ventura to the 216-acre Toland Road Landfill between Santa Paula and Fillmore.When the waste was dumped, operators of the bulldozers and compactors working to spread and flatten the trash saw “blood running out of the back of their loads.”Show ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThe workers alerted supervisors, who summoned environmental health officials, said Chris Theisen, general manager of the landfill's operator, Ventura Regional Sanitation District. In inspections covering at least three loads of trash dumped over several days, officials found objects containing flowing blood mixed in with regular trash bags.When bulldozers attempted to push the loads together, intravenous bags, syringe plungers and empty pharmaceutical containers littered the soil, records state.Read more: Kaiser complex set to open in December; Community Memorial Hospital could face delayAfter examining trash at the landfill, Austin geared up in a hazardous materials suit and inspected waste at Community Memorial, a private nonprofit hospital. Reports show he found birthing pads and plastic C-section wound protectors contai... (Ventura County Star)