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The City of Van Wert is Talking Trash

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Discussion of the trash issue began months ago when city council began voting on an ordinance to coordinate the trash pickup schedule with the recycling pick up schedule. Discussion of the trash issue began months ago when city council began voting on an ordinance to coordinate the trash pickup schedule with the recycling pick up schedule.
Council, local trash haulers, and community members are working together to fix the issue. Council, local trash haulers, and community members are working together to fix the issue.

The City of Van Wert held a special council meeting Monday evening to hear from the public about the city's trash issue.

Local trash haulers say they aren't happy the blame is being put on them. Individuals in the city who are not taking their trash to the curb or paying for trash services are letting it build up around their homes or dumping it in abandoned buildings and lots. Discussion of the trash issue began months ago when city council began voting on an ordinance to coordinate the trash pickup schedule with the recycling pick up schedule. Council, local trash haulers, and community members are working together to fix the issue.

Bill Marshall said it will be a long process and won't change over night but there will be one more discussion forum before they move the issue to council on April 12th.

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