Engagement Ring Recovered, Returned After Waxahachie Woman Accidentally Throws It In GarbageNelly Cabeen had to call the crew at Turkey Creek Landfill in Alvarado, but they were happy to jump into action and help.
Garbage, Feces Take Toll On National Parks Amid ShutdownHuman feces, overflowing garbage, illegal off-roading and other damaging behavior are beginning to overwhelm some national parks, as a partial government shutdown left areas open to visitors but with little staff.
Harvey's Floodwaters Give Way To Festering Piles Of GarbageHarvey's record-setting rains created heaps of ruined possessions that now line entire neighborhoods, some nearly up to the rooftops of the homes that were swamped.
Rowlett Dumps Trash, Recycling Collection ProviderThe city asked competitors for quotes, and Tuesday awarded a $33 million contract to FCC Environmental Services.
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.
Texas Beach Cleanup Yields Bowling Ball & Vampire TeethVolunteers helped pick up more than 86 tons of trash from Texas beaches this past weekend. Some of the items removed from the beaches included fireworks, baby strollers, a bowling ball and plastic vampire teeth.
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.
UTA, City Of Denton Working On Converting Garbage Into ElectricityThe idea has drawn students and researchers from 27 different countries to see what Denton and UTA are doing.
Louisiana Atty General Tries To Keep Texas Ebola Waste OutLouisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says he will take legal action to stop the incinerated personal belongings of a Dallas Ebola victim from being disposed of in a landfill in Calcasieu Parish.
Rangers Apologize To Fans After Trash Pileup At Memorial StatueThe Texas Rangers are apologizing for fans who defaced a memorial statue at the first base entrance with garbage yesterday at Globe Life Park.
Trash Protests March Into Downtown DallasHundreds of protesters from the Highland Hills area of South Dallas marched across the Houston Street Viaduct into downtown Dallas Saturday. They object to the city's plan to greatly expand the amount of garbage going to the nearby McCommas Bluff Landfill.
Contract Default Leaves Trash Building Up On RoadsidesThere's a reason you might have noticed more garbage along roadsides in southern Tarrant County. The company TxDOT paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to pickup debris has defaulted on the contract.