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86 Tucson city staffers could lose jobs after not complying with COVID shot mandate

The city of Tucson has a new plan to tackle its staffing shortage, which is expected to worsen with the projected termination of 86 employees who failed to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate by a Dec. 1 deadline. ... Read more»

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Thanksgiving will delay trash pick up, close Tucson gov't offices

Government offices — like the city of Tucson's — will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday.... Read more»

Veterans Day will delay trash pick up, close Tucson gov't offices

Veterans Day holiday means trash collection in Tucson will be delayed by a day and city offices will be closed.... Read more»

Household hazardous waste drop-off event Saturday on East Side

Tucson residents can drop off their household hazardous waste on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Eastside Service Center at 7575 E. Speedway.... Read more»

West Nile virus at record high, leads to 16 deaths in Arizona

Spurred by a wet winter, cases of West Nile virus are at a record high in Arizona, with 156 infections and 16 deaths reported so far this year, state health reports show.... Read more»

Toss household hazardous waste at Saturday collection

If you've got piles of junk cluttering up your storage shed or garage, here's a nudge to get some of it cleaned up. Drop off you have used automotive fluids, old computers, or pesticides and more at a free household hazardous waste collection on Saturday morning.... Read more»

Toss household hazardous waste at Saturday collection

Are you doing a bit of spring cleaning this week? Do you have used automotive fluids, old computers, or pesticides cluttering up your shed or garage? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday morning.... Read more»

Toss household hazardous waste at Saturday collection

Are you doing a bit of spring cleaning this week? Do you have used automotive fluids, old computers, or pesticides cluttering up your shed or garage? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday morning.... Read more»

Dump household hazardous waste at Saturday collection

Do you have used automotive fluids, old computers, or pesticides cluttering up your shed or garage? Don't know what to do with all those dead batteries sitting around the house? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday morning.... Read more»

Pitch household hazardous waste at Saturday collection

Do you have broken a computer equipment, used automotive fluids, or old cans of paint cluttering up your garage? Don't know what to do with all those dead batteries sitting around the house? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday morning.... Read more»

Toss household hazardous waste at Saturday event

Got cans of old paint, a broken VCR or dead car battery cluttering up your garage? Drop them off at a household hazardous waste collection on Saturday.... Read more»

Household hazardous waste disposal on Saturday

Oils, pesticides, industrial chemicals and other toxic items are common parts of a modern household, but disposal of them can be difficult. They shouldn't be simply dumped down the sink or tossed in the trash, but the city and Pima County are holding a free drop-off on Saturday.... Read more»

Love life in the dumps? The city has a Valentine treat for you

If your love life is more trash than flash, the city of Tucson has a treat for you: a tour of the Los Reales Landfill. On Valentine's Day. Yes, you read that right. If you've been looking for love in all the wrong places, maybe you just haven't dug deeply enough.... Read more»

Hazardous household waste drop off Saturday

Anyone with old or unwanted cleaning products, paint or computer equipment around the house is encouraged to safely dispose of them during the City of Tucson's annual hazardous waste collection drive.... Read more»

City gets federal help to assess old landfills for solar projects

At least five of the City of Tucson's closed landfills will be studied by the U.S. Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency to determine the feasibility of developing solar energy projects at such sites.... Read more»

City lifting lids to promote recycling

The city of Tucson is snooping through your trash this week. More specifically, workers are checking blue recycling barrels "to see how well residents are recycling."... Read more»2

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