Trash — Americans generate a lot of it — and in suburban areas it’s a basic municipal responsibility, getting rid of the household trash for their residents.
Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans – that were actually sorted inside the school – were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.
A retired Uniontown school teacher is being evaluated in the hospital, after Uniontown Police removed her from her home, which was filled with feces, urine and garbage.
Neighbors on Pearl Street in Fayette County say they’ve made an unbearable discovery: piles and piles of garbage that are attracting flies and rats and creating a foul smell.
The Kenny Chesney concert was a big hit, but the trash left behind turned some heads, and now the Steelers and the parking lot owners are in a war of words over the mess.
The Pittsburgh Public School District generates thousands of tons of recyclable waste every year, but environmentalist David Hughes suspects only a small portion of that actually gets recycled.
Neighbors on Smithfield Street in Elizabeth Township say they are fed up with one of their neighbor’s trash.
It was supposed to be a peaceful, scenic place to spend their later years. But it has turned out to be anything but for a local retired couple who say they wake up every morning to the sight and smell of garbage.
Monday is still considered a holiday and there are closings and adjustments you need to know about.
The river used as a trash can instead of picking up litter like plastic bags and other debris, maintenance crews who said they were employed by PNC Park were caught on camera blowing trash right back into the water.