Target to pay $7.4 million in damages

Retail company put electronic waste in regular trash bins


VIOLATIONS—Target’s waste bins revealed an assortment of items that were disposed of improperly., the Ventura County district attorney said. Acorn file photoRetail giant Target has been ordered to pay $7.4 million in a statewide settlement related to the improper handling and disposal of hazardous waste, the Ventura County district attorney’s office announced earlier this month.
Between 2012 and 2016, Target stores in California improperly dumped electronics, batteries, aerosol cans and fluoresc...

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