Costs From Major Natural Disasters Stressing State BudgetsA summer of natural catastrophes has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Fort Worth Buys Cameras To Focus On Illegal DumpingFort Worth is spending half a million dollars to keep an eye on the back roads and dead ends where trouble keeps piling up.
Rowlett Dumps Trash, Recycling Collection ProviderThe city asked competitors for quotes, and Tuesday awarded a $33 million contract to FCC Environmental Services.
Heavy Rain, Fast-Moving Water Brings Garbage To White Rock Lake ShoresThe lake is surrounded by creeks that feed into the water that bring runoff from as far away as Frisco during a big downpour.
Mom Mails Garbage To College Student Who Didn't Empty TrashA Pennsylvania college student got a reminder to take out the trash when his mother sent him some garbage in a neatly wrapped care package.
Video Of Dak Prescott Tossing Trash Goes viralThe video that has blown-up the internet shows Dak sitting, drinking some water and making an incomplete toss of the used up into the trash.
Homeless Man Falls Asleep In Dumpster, Survives Trash CompactorA homeless man who fell asleep in a dumpster on Lake June Road woke up in the hospital today.
Louisiana Signs Emergency Order To Speed Up Debris PickupThe Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality has issued an emergency order to speed up the removal of flood debris.
Lake Ray Hubbard Cleanup Will Have To Wait After RainsIs it just unsightly or a real safety problem? Debris is stacking up at Lake Ray Hubbard, and with more rain this week, the problem will only get worse.
Police: Texas Man Killed In Garbage Truck Trash CompactorA 26-year-old man has been killed after getting caught in a trash compactor in west Bexar County.
"Don't Mess With Texas" Campaign Marks 30 YearsThe "Don't Mess With Texas" anti-litter campaign has been around for 30 years. TxDOT on Wednesday marked the slogan's anniversary with plans to display trash picked up along highways.
Graveside Memorials Bought With Love Treated Like TrashA family was shocked to find graveside benches and statues removed from graves and discarded like trash at a cemetery in Terrell.