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 By Jamie Stewart    Features    May 2, 2019

Focus on Local Business - Arly's Appliance

The Shafter Press featured Arly's Appliance back in 2009 when they were celebrating 50 years in business. Well, almost 10 years later, they are still going strong and are nearing another milestone ann...

 

Open House for Wasco Home

-PROMOTIONAL FEATURE- Open House for a home in Wasco -- take a look Saturday from 3-7 p.m....

 

What does 'waste' mean to you?

When most people hear the word "waste," they think of garbage, trash, landfill, discarded, what we throw away and don't need. It is the last step in a very long process from manufacturing, transport,...

 

Recycling shout out: This is BIG! Big change, big impact, big shout out!

As you drive down Shafter Avenue, you might notice some new colors around the cafeteria that hosts Richland Junior High and Redwood Elementary schools Last month, a new program was started to help...

 

Recycle shout out: Way to go Redwood!

Redwood Elementary is implementing recycling / re-use in a new unique way. The school has started a program called "Kindness Recycled." It is a movement promoting kindness to each other and the...

 

Recycling blues

It was this time last year that America got a huge wakeup call with our “recycling.” China implemented their “national sword” -- otherwise known as the “China Ban” where they completely shut down accepting all U.S. recycling materials...

 

Grimmway manager earns recycling honor

Darren Williams received the 2018 Recycling Award for excellence in recycling at City of Shafter's Annual Awards Banquet last Thursday night. Darren Williams, facilities manager for Grimmway Academy...

 

Changes in law affect organic waste disposal

Shafter business owners, public entities (schools/school districts) and multifamily dwellings with 5 or more units. As a service, American Refuse would like to make you aware of a change in an...

 

RECYCLE SHOUTOUT

This fall, Shafter High School started an organics diversion program with their lunch program. We just wanted to say -- You guys are doing awesome! The students put a media presentation together, for...

 

Managing organic wastes at home

We recently got back from a conference highlighting many facets of the waste industry. There was a [BEGIN ITAL]huge[END ITAL] emphasis this year on organics. As some of you might know, there is a big push from the state to reduce the amount of...

 

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