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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 an... — Updated 5/4/2019
Open House for Wasco Home
-PROMOTIONAL FEATURE- Open House for a home in Wasco -- take a look Saturday from 3-7 p.m.... — Updated 3/29/2019
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... — Updated 3/24/2019
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... — Updated 3/22/2019
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... — Updated 3/11/2019
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.... — Updated 3/1/2019
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... — Updated 2/8/2019
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... — Updated 1/20/2019
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... — Updated 1/10/2019
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... — Updated 1/4/2019