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How a Trash Crew Fostered a Boy’s Love of Garbage Trucks (WATCH)

At the age of four, some boys love super heroes. Some love football. Some love everything. Mycal Bickings of Levittown, Pennsylvania has only one...
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Heroic NYC Trash Hauler Digs Through Garbage Truck to Find Lost Wedding Ring

A needle-in-a-haystack search by a New York City Parks Department worker willing to go the extra mile turned up a diamond ring lost in...

San Francisco’s Garbage Trucks Go Green

All of San Francisco's 400 garbage and recycling trucks now run on alternative fuel, cutting 21 percent of their greenhouse gas emissions with the...

Hero Garbageman Refuses to Flee Wildfires So He Can Check On Seniors Along His Route

LISTEN to this story in our podcast, told by The Good News Guru (the GNN Founder) on Friday’s radio broadcast with Ellen K on KOST-103.5 — Or, READ the story below… (Subscribe...

Family Has Cutest Reaction to Garbagemen Going Above and Beyond Dad’s Simple Request

This Irish family had their “faith in humanity restored” after their local garbagemen did something extra special during one of their daily stops.

Little Girl Has Best Birthday Ever Thanks To Kind Garbage Man

Brooklyn and her mom spend every Thursday waiting at the end of their driveway so they can wave to their 'favorite awesome smiley garbage...

Lost Parrot Finds Help Getting Home by Flying in a Truck Window

At first, it seemed like he must have been transported to the tropics when Baby the quaker parrot flew into the window of his truck on...

Four Diverse Cities Working to Eliminate Landfill Garbage

How can we possibly move to a “Zero Waste” society when, worldwide, we are currently dumping hundreds of millions of tons into landfills every...

Garbage Man Returns Gift Card, Family Repays His Kindness

A sanitation worker in Colorado returned a Christmas present to a family who accidentally threw it out. And they rewarded his honesty in a...

Company Gives Boy Who Loves UPS a Mini Brown Truck to Drive

A 4-year-old Colorado Springs boy who is crazy about trucks, for some reason became enthralled with one in particular -- the big brown delivery...
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Kid’s Cancer Touches Garbage Men’s Hearts

A 12 year-old girl who had beaten cancer when she was younger, annually designs holiday cards to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. The...
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New Campaign Shows Garbage Isn’t Garbage at All

A new effort to help people see garbage in a different way is rolling through San Francisco neighborhoods: 3D garbage trucks that look like...

Man Finds Wife’s Ring at N.J. Garbage Dump

Sanitation workers helped a man find his wife's wedding ring inside a truckload of garbage. Such digging in the heat of summer was...
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New Technology Turns Garbage Into Gold

(Reprint of a GNN story from 2003; in preparation for a followup article soon) IMAGINE. . . Imagine a machine that can turn almost...

Sanitation Heroes Dig Through 2,000 Pounds of Trash to Reunite Man With His Lost Wallet

Even though searching for this man's lost wallet was like digging for a needle in a haystack, these two sanitation workers stepped up to help.

Sanitation Worker Honored as Role Model and Student Commencement Speaker, All Thanks to Coworkers’ Love

He went from working on a garbage truck to graduating from a major university, honored as their student commencement speaker—and he says he owes...
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Houston’s Plan To Make Landfills Extinct

To increase the city’s dismal recycling rates, Houston’s government is trying something else: One Bin for All. It will collect all trash together in...
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Orchestra Plays Hero to 4th Grade Student

Aidan Milligan's home will be alive with the sound of music once again. The orchestra says it will replace a trombone, the pride of...
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Sick Boy Gets Fantasy Bedroom Makeover Courtesy of Design Gives Back

A courageous boy battling life-threatening brain tumors received a Miracle Makeover from a designer who makes it her business to give back to suffering...
Kelee with Charlie, a recipient of a Design Gives Back Miracle Makeover

Sick Boy Gets Fantasy Bedroom Makeover Courtesy of Design Gives Back

A courageous boy battling life-threatening brain tumors received a Miracle Makeover from a designer who makes it her business to give back to suffering...