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Waste Management Sues Oakland Over $1 Billion Trash Contract

The nation’s largest trash hauler has filed a lawsuit claiming the city of Oakland illegally awarded a $1 billion contract to a local garbage company.

08/20/2014

(CBS SF)

Garbage Truck Driver Trapped After Crashing Into Utility Pole In San Leandro

A garbage truck driver was trapped in the truck after crashing into a utility pole and bringing down power lines Monday morning in San Leandro

08/04/2014

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Garbage Rates Could Jump 50 Percent Under New Contract

A new garbage contract could cause sticker shock for Oakland residents. The city is recommending the council approve a new contract with Waste Management that would increase fees by 50 percent.

05/30/2014

waste management

Alameda County Recycling Workers Walk Out Over Wages, Working Conditions

Recycling workers at a Waste Management facility in San Leandro walked off the job Tuesday to protest what they say are low wages and dangerous working conditions.

07/30/2013

waste management

Alameda County Waste Management Workers Stage Brief Strike

Hundreds of Waste Management employees at cities throughout Alameda County went on strike this morning to protest what they claim is a violation of federal labor laws and abuse of employee rights.

03/15/2013

(CBS)

Bulldozer Kills San Leandro Recycling Plant Worker

An employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.

06/20/2012

Garbage Truck. (CBS)

San Francisco Garbage Contract Trashed At City Hearing

The trash talk came from near and far Wednesday as the supervisors debated who should collect the city’s garbage, and whether it should be shipped all the way to Yuba County.

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