Gum, candy, breath mints and even toothpaste may contain an artificial sweetener called xylitol that is harmless to humans but toxic to dogs. Be sure to keep purses, book bags and duffle bags away from curious noses.
Several people unload garbage at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday. Landfill employees have had to pick up fallen refuse from South Billings Boulevard dropped by locals unloading their trash.
HANNAH POTES/Gazette Staff photosA bulldozer crests a hill at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday.
A couple unloads trash at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday. Landfill employees have had to pick up fallen refuse from South Billings Boulevard dropped by locals unloading their trash.
Billings Regional Landfill employees have had to pick up the slack of locals dropping off their trash; each day employees pick up fallen refuse from South Billings Boulevard.
Trucks wait to be weighed before dropping off garbage at Billings Regional Landfill on Saturday.
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Sweetwater County commissioners are asking Sheriff Rich Haskell to crack down on illegal dumping. They are also planning to offer rewards for those who turn in offenders.
Yellowstone County folks soon will see green grass and spring flowers sprouting from last week’s snow melt. But we can already see unwelcome signs of spring: A winter’s accumulation of trash along streets, highways and sidewalks. Papers plastered against fences. Garbage in hedges.
City, state and federal offices are closed for Christmas, as are financial institutions and most other businesses.
A fire that sparked Wednesday in the Billings city landfill isn't likely to spread but could send up plumes of smoke south of town for a few more days.
Garbage - Not Your Kind of People (Stunvolume)
CODY, Wyo. -- Wyoming Game and Fish urged Park County commissioners on Tuesday to consider measures to manage garbage around the community of Clark in order to reduce conflicts with bears.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s garbage, usually something to be dumped and buried, will get a new life feeding small, modular power plants located near cities around the state, under plans from two companies.