Botz: Trash, recycling proposal takes free-market choices from all of us

Concerning the sole-provider trash pick-up in Apache Junction (“Apache Junction in negotiations with sole-provider for recycling, trash hauling“): I believe the councilmembers are trying to do what they think is best for the city; however, the fact remains this proposal takes free-market choices from all of us. It doesn’t matter where a letter originated nor […]

Apache Junction in negotiations with sole-provider for recycling, trash hauling

Of three waste- and recycling-hauling companies that filed proposals with the City Apache Junction to become a sole provider, the municipality‚Äôs employees recommended entering into contract negotiations with Allied Waste Transportation, also known as Republic Services. The other two were Right Away Disposal and Waste Management. The City Council at a meeting in August agreed […]

Apache Junction hosts recycling, document shredding event

The city of Apache Junction will host a Household Hazardous Waste, White Goods, Electronic Recycling and Document Shredding collection event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 17 at the public works operations yard, 575 E. Baseline Road. The household hazardous waste collection is for items that typically cannot be deposited into your regular trash, […]