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Phoenix recycling plant fire no threat to buildings

Phoenix recycling plant fire no threat to buildings

Smoke from fire near Phoenix airport visible for miles. 

July 06, 2014 5:05 pmLoading…
25th anniversary of BICAS

25th anniversary of BICAS

Jeffery Collins, left, looks at Megan Valanidas's dirty hands as they work on art sculptures while with Ian Fritz, middle, sorts parts for sculptures for the annual bike auction at BICAS on Thursday, October 30th, 2003.

June 25, 2014 4:29 pm

Education notes

Tucson girl, 7, seeks ‘kindness’ donations

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Recycling programs keep electronics out of landfills

Recycling programs keep electronics out of landfills

OK, so you’ve figured out how to work that new computer or smartphone you got for Christmas. Now it’s time to make sure your old gizmos don’t end up in the landfill.

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Raytheon honored for recycling

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been named the state's large-business recycler of the year by the Arizona Recycling Coalition.

October 22, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

Guest opinion: Water-short world needs plant-based diet

There is not enough water. Supplies are decreasing due to drought conditions and demand is increasing.

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New Tucson business gets rude welcome: stolen sculpture

New Tucson business gets rude welcome: stolen sculpture

Owners of a business new to Tucson learned the hard way that one man’s art may be another’s scrap metal.

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Tucson moves toward requiring reporting of lost or stolen guns

A proposed city ordinance requiring gun owners to report lost or stolen weapons moved one step closer to becoming law.

March 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Baby's body found in landfill near Yuma

YUMA — Police in the southwestern Arizona city of Somerton are awaiting autopsy results for a baby whose body was found at the city’s recycling plant.

February 15, 2013 11:57 am
Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

A few years ago, the digital conversion of television began a flood of unwanted tube-based TV sets.

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Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

Recycle your e-junk, help in 2 ways

If a computer cannot be refurbished, it is stripped down and parts of it are recycled at Rise Equipment Recycling Center.

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Council says no to forcing stores to reduce their use of plastic bags

Council says no to forcing stores to reduce their use of plastic bags

The Tucson City Council approved a program Wednesday to encourage shoppers and clerks, like Kathleen O'Dell at Bashas', above, to reduce bag usage. Data on bag usage also will be collected. It was far short of what Councilman Paul Cunningham had sought.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Council says no to forcing stores to reduce their use of plastic bags

Council says no to forcing stores to reduce their use of plastic bags

A proposal to force stores to use fewer plastic bags got sacked Wednesday.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Chop shop charges dismissed

A scrap metal recycling business that was caught up in a chop shop investigation last year has agreed to fund a training program designed to stop illegal recycling in exchange for the dismissal of criminal charges against four of its employees.

April 20, 2012 1:49 pm

Free recycling of car batteries

AAA Arizona's Great Battery Roundup is being held today through Sunday.

April 16, 2012 9:00 amLoading…

City pitches its case: Recycling can be a plus for local business

Could drinking more be better for the environment?

March 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

PLASTICS #5 • Yogurt containers. Not accepted now. Will be accepted at new plant. • Same for butter, sour cream and cottage cheese containers.

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Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

PLASTICS #1 • Soda pop, beer and water bottles, salad dressing bottles and peanut butter containers — long accepted. • Clear plastic containers for berries, tomatoes, sandwiches, grapes, lettuce. Not accepted now. Will be accepted at new recycling plant.

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Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

Empty yogurt tubs, clear plastic produce cases and ketchup bottles will soon be welcomed at a new city of Tucson recycling plant.

February 03, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

Coming soon to your blue bins: more recyclables

PLASTICS #4 • None accepted today in Tucson. • Squeezable bottles for products such as hand lotion will be accepted. • Plastic grocery bags won’t be accepted.

February 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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