Sep 302016
Free Electronic and Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day

The City of Key West and Waste Management want to remind the community that Saturday is the monthly free hazardous waste and e-waste drop off for Key West residents. Everything from old paint to pesticides can be dropped off free of charge at Indigenous Park on Saturday, October 1st from 8 a.m. until noon. Drop offs are limited to residents only. No commercial waste can be accepted. This Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Day provides a safe and environmentally sound way to get rid of hard-to-dispose-of [continue reading…]

 September 30, 2016  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #186, News, Public Notice No Responses »
Aug 282015
Approach of Erika Puts Readiness Plans in Motion

Tips from Waste Management on pre- and post-storm preparation After a severe tropical storm or hurricane, garbage and recycling collection and debris removal are vital to beginning local recovery and revitalization. To prepare prior to advancing storms, all residents and businesses should take actions to secure their garbage cans and other recycling and trash containers in a safe location. Remember to tie down or secure all loose items on the property that can become unsafe in high winds. If a tropical storm or hurricane does [continue reading…]

 August 28, 2015  Posted by at 12:48 am Issue #129, Public Notice No Responses »
Jul 242015
103 Bins, Zero Flies

by Rick Boettger……. I really like Tony Yaniz. He was the lone Commissioner who fought to get two-way traffic back to North Roosevelt Boulevard, saving desperate local businesses. I know he is always on the job, and believe he always tries to do what is good for his district and the city. But on returning to twice/week garbage pickup, we respectfully disagree, as in “Tony, you gotta be kiddin’ me!” We met by chance last Wednesday afternoon and I asked if I could get city [continue reading…]

 July 24, 2015  Posted by at 12:34 am * Featured Story *, Issue #124, Rick Boettger 6 Responses »