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Waste Management and Pollution Control

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  • Community Commentary: Lack of recycling centers frustrating

    I guess I'm an average consumer. I didn't mind recycling because the thought of all that material (glass, paper, aluminum cans and plastic) going into a landfill was an affront to me. Newport has a program whereby the residential waste is sent to a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) but since my household uses a trash compactor, I wondered if materials inside the compactor bag were also sorted. I called the city and left a message for the General Services/Waste office.
  • Our Laguna: Holiday cheer at Seniors luncheon

    Spirits were bright at the Laguna Beach Seniors Inc. luncheon despite dull, gray skies outside. The 19th annual luncheon was held Monday at Tivoli Terrace. There were few empty seats, despite the inclement weather, and the atmosphere was festive —...

    Harbor issues, outsourcing on Newport's agenda

    The Newport Beach City Council may have one foot out the door of its Newport Boulevard chambers as the group prepares to move to its new digs in Corona del Mar in early December, but it'll be business as usual Tuesday night at the council's regular...

    Newport Beach looks at outsourcing

    The Newport Beach City Council voted to outsource its printing services and to inch forward in what could eventually be the privatization of its refuse collection services. The shutting down of the city's in-house print shop in favor of a contract...

    Restaurants start pilot food waste recycling program

    Restaurants start pilot food waste recycling program
    Zinc Cafe & Market is already environmentally conscious, so when representatives from Waste Management approached the Laguna Beach restaurant about a food waste recycling program, management was all ears. Zinc is one of 18 Laguna Beach restaurants...