Firefighters searched through 15 tons of trash after a man who was found in a load of trash in a truck claimed that several of his relatives might be in trash at a landfill.
Washington officials say thousands of old plastic trash bins were crushed and sent to a landfill instead of being recycled.
Wicomico County officials are considering a plant at the county landfill to convert solid waste into energy-producing gas.
A Hagerstown official says the city has seen a 130 percent increase in recycling tonnage since the single-stream program went into effect.
Carroll County is ending a decade-old ban on carrying firearms at county landfills.
After battling a blaze for more than 12 hours, firefighters in Prince George’s County have finally been able to stop a fast moving fire.
The Army is asking residents of the Silver Spring area for advice on cleaning up environmental pollution at the Forest Glen Annex.
The auto giant General Motors is touting the fact that most of its manufacturing plants no longer send trash to landfills. They have 100 such facilities, and one of the first was in White Marsh.
The Air Force is coming in for criticism over its handling of the remains of America’s war dead, including complaints that it has not been upfront about the extent of the problem.
Fort Detrick officials say tests are being conducted after workers noticed an odor coming from a monitoring well being installed at a landfill.
A contractor is planning to remove some of the trash from a landfill at Fort Meade.
Macon, Ga. police say they’ve begun a search for remains of Lauren Giddings, a Laurel native, at a landfill.