Regional Business and Economics Newspaper

March 2005



Getting wasted

There are millions of tons of garbage in the Ninth District. This is their story.


Previous Issues

Garbage

  • Profiles in garbage [PDF]
  • Not in my back 40
    Landfills—the trash sites formerly known as dumps—are growing. You got a problem with that?
  • Recycling— righteous or rubbish?
    Critics say recycling is garbage. Supporters say it will save the world. The truth lies somewhere in between.
  • A burning issue
    Garbage burners play a significant role in a few Ninth District states. For years, local governments have stoked the fire, but the flame appears to be dying.
  • What goes around
    Burning rubber raises a stink in district communities
 

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