ABOVE: Heather Bolint of Lake Worth and Bryan Galvin of Delray Beach stand on the steps of the state Capitol in Tallahassee, where they obtained a permit to display the burlap bags holding some of the trash they found. The placard reads: This is Ocea
By Ron Hayes
When last we heard from Bryan Galvin and Heather
By Steve Plunkett
Savvy negotiating by town officials will save each Gulf Stream household about $60 on trash pickup this year.
Waste Management, which has collected the town’s garbage since 1993, first demanded $38 a month, up 25 percent, to extend
The 3 miles of Highland Beach’s beach has been allowed to become a trash dump of human garbage, a minefield of buried dangerous objects and an environment unfit for both humans and wildlife.
Whenever the town and its attorney were asked about beach c
Many of us who live on the beach in Highland Beach are frustrated with the tractors’ beach “cleanup.” The trash and massive amount of seaweed is churned and buried — and with it all the plastic tangled up in it, from old, barnacled shoes to plastic f
Photos by Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star
By Mary Thurwachter
They were talking trash at the Lantana Town Council meeting on April 13, and it wasn’t the first time. Some residents continue to put yard trimmings curbside on the wrong day and other residents are complaining about the lingering
By Margie Plunkett
Delray Beach is stocking up on garbage carts, getting ready for barrier island residents to have regular curbside trash pickup rather than rear-door service.
The island neighborhood is going to curbside pickup on April 1, whe
By Rich Pollack
The city of Delray Beach now has a new high-tech weapon in its battle against trash-can overflow.
For months, representatives from the Beach Property Owners’ Association have voiced concerns about trash spilling out of cans alo
Two out of three coastal Delray Beach residents would rather switch to curbside garbage pickup, according to results of a city survey obtained by The Coastal Star.
The city in late November mailed surveys to 830 coastal homeowners
A survey sent to residents on the barrier island last month asked them to indicate which me
Residential trash collection rates will fall as of Oct. 1 after commissioners voted toreduce them about 3 percent. Despite the rate cut, many commercial users will see costs go up, because the Solid Waste Authority raised disposal charges, accordi
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