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Ann Arbor: Keep Weekly Trash Pickup

A proposed update to the solid waste plan of the city of Ann Arbor has been adopted by the city council in action taken at its Oct. 7, 2013 meeting – but not without amendment. Some objection to the plan was centered on the mention of the possibility of working toward a curbside trash pickup schedule that’s less frequent than once weekly and exploring pay-as-you-throw options.

So the council passed two amendments eliminating those aspects of the plan during deliberations at it Oct. 7 meeting.

The updated plan presented to the council included a number of initiatives, including goals for increased recycling/diversion rates – generally and for apartment buildings in particular. Also included in the draft plan is a proposal to relocate … [Full Story]