Gayle Love

S&P upgrades county’s solid waste system revenue bonds

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services, a well-known global rating agency and one of the few nationally recognized Statistical Rating Organizations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, recently upgraded the ratings on three series of Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department (PWWM) solid waste system revenue bonds. …

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Mosquito season is here; Here’s what you can do


The start of the summer rainy season in Miami-Dade County brings with it an unwanted problem: mosquitoes. The Miami-Dade County Public Works and Waste Management Department’s (PWWM) Mosquito Control Unit reminds residents that mosquitoes carry a number of potentially serious diseases, including dengue, West Nile virus and, of recent concern …

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Curbside recycling education program wins national award


By Gayle Love…. The Miami-Dade County Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) recently won a coveted 2011 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo) for the DSWM’s ongoing Curbside Recycling Education Campaign. “We are proud to win this prestigious award,” said Kathleen Woods-Richardson, Solid Waste director. “It took …

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2011 New Year’s resolution: Recycle your Christmas tree


By Gayle Love…. Now through Jan. 7, residents who receive curbside waste collection service from the Miami-Dade Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) are encouraged to recycle their natural Christmas trees by taking them to one of the county’s Neighborhood Trash and Recycling Centers (TRCs) or two Home Chemical Collection …

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