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PHOTOS: Professor Trash Wheel is coming together (access required)

Freddie Bane, shop engineer for Clearwater Mills LLC drills holes to mount the protective canopy on the world’s newest trash wheel, called “Professor Trash Wheel.” The second trash collection system of its kind, will be installed by the Waterfront Partnership at ...

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Body of missing toddler found in trash

ANNAPOLIS — Court records say a woman charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter believed she was suffering from a “Muslim curse” and that her daughter was possessed by an evil spirit. The statement of probable cause made public Friday includes ...

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Carroll County seeks alternatives to incinerator

WESTMINSTER — Carroll County officials are seeking alternatives to participating in a waste-to-energy incinerator in neighboring Frederick County. The Carroll County Times reported in its Tuesday edition that Frederick County has given Carroll County approval to investigate other trash-disposal methods. ...

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Baltimore sanitation yard gets gussied up (access required)

This week, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake joined Department of Public Works Director Alfred H. Foxx for the re-opening of the Northwest Sanitation Yard – gussied up to become the new “Super Citizen Convenience Center.” The center, at 2824 Sisson St., ...

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31,000 pounds of trash netted in coastal cleanup

SALISBURY — Volunteers have collected about 31,000 pounds of trash from beaches and rivers in the mid-Atlantic region, including a kitchen counter top and flag pole. The trash was collected during the 25th annual Coastal Cleanup event, co-sponsored by Delmarva ...

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Environment Maryland: Trash to energy to hurt recycling

ANNAPOLIS — An environmental group says the Maryland governor’s decision to sign a trash incineration bill will hurt recycling efforts. Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Tuesday he will sign a bill that enhances incentives for waste-to-energy plants. Environmentalists urged him to ...

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