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Cameras catch ‘fly-dumpers’ illegally abandoning waste in Chicago

September 24, 2017 CHICAGO — The City of Chicago is using cameras to combat “fly-dumping” in Chicago, where people abandon all manner of trash and debris in abandoned lots and other areas within city limits. New security cameras went up in 15 areas the City says are often used for dumping, and will be used […]

Iron Triangle alley transforms into scenic pathway that captures stormwater

Only recently, this Iron Triangle alley was a source of neighborhood blight and a hot spot for illegal dumpers. But with the recent launch of the pilot project called Emerald Alleys, the 640-foot-long stretch between Barrett and Ripley avenues has become an inviting pathway for pedestrians and cyclists sided by attractive landscaping. That landscaping isn’t […]

St. Louis spends $4M a year to clean-up illegal dumping

May 12, 2015 ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The City of St. Louis is fighting illegal dumping with technology and catching the perpetrators on camera. Crooks are dumping trash in empty lots and costing the city millions of dollars to clean up. Tires, couches, clothing and dirt, all of it illegally dumped in alleys and […]