recycling

Cooking oil, holiday lights can be recycled

City offers recycling at drop-off sites

Madison residents can recycle cooking oil used on Thanksgiving and holiday lights and extension cords that might be coming out of storage in the coming weeks.

City's organics pilot program will continue

Funding for screen is first step in making program citywide, officials say

A pilot program geared toward recycling organic material in Madison will move forward after city officials approved funding for a new piece of equipment.

73 TV sets dumped at home, business

Police believe someone was trying to avoid recycling fee

Madison police believe someone trying to avoid the city's television recycling fee is responsible for dumping 73 sets at two locations within hours.

American Family Insurance having success being green

25-year-old recycling program among most aggressive in country

American Family Insurance started a simple recycling program at its national headquarters in 1989. In the 25 years since, the company has developed it into one of the most aggressive programs in the country in diverting waste from landfills.

Illegal TV dumping could penalize property owners

Madison fines east side homeowner for sets abandoned at her curb

An aggressive approach to collecting junk TVs from the curb could put property owners at risk of being victimized from those who illegally dump electronics.

Report: Dead baby found in Ill. recycling center

Recycling center located on Ill.-Wis. state line

Police in Illinois are investigating the death of a baby found on a conveyor belt at a recycling center located near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.

Report: Dead baby found in Ill. recycling center

Recycling center located on Ill.-Wis. state line

Police in Illinois are investigating the death of a baby found on a conveyor belt at a recycling center located near the Illinois-Wisconsin state line.