Recycling participation at an all-time high, but what are implications from Far East decision?

The implications of a 2013 decision made more than 7,000 miles away in the heart of the Far East is beginning to reverberate in the United States of America. The Republic of China in February 2013 began a program called Green Fence, which then matured into the National Sword effort and now translates to an […]

Queen Creek Fire and Medical wishes holiday safety tips to all

From family meals to decorations, many holiday traditions can be a safety hazard if not properly prepared with caution. According to the National Fire Protection Association, home fires originate frequently in the kitchen. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day are the most common days for home cooking fires. The Queen Creek Fire and Medical Department, […]

America Recycles Day event Nov. 10 in Queen Creek

A free recycling drop-off event is being offered 8 a.m.-noon Nov. 10 in partnership with Right Away Disposal for residents who receive town trash and recycling services. The America Recycles Day event will be held at the town’s Field Operations Facility, 19715 S. 220th St. It is on 220th Street, north of Queen Creek Road. […]

Queen Creek provides easy guide for a cleaner community

To help keep Queen Creek clean, town officials remind residents to bag and tie all trash. “Bagging and tying your trash help reduce breeding of flies and keeps pests away,” according to a release from the town. “You can also help reduce spills on the roadway by not overfilling your trash cart.” The town offers […]