Trash

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Marc LaVoie
May 09, 2019 - 4:56 am
Northland residents went to City Hall to voice their continuing frustration about trash service in their neighborhoods. People said their concerns have not been resolved. The main problem is failure to pick up garbage as scheduled on a consistent basis. "Since the beginning of the year I have had...
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Kara Marxer
February 28, 2019 - 6:45 am
It could take several years, but Kansas City could end its contracts with a couple of solid waste companies and start handling trash collection all on its own. Council members are considering a resolution that would have city employees handle trash collection across Kansas City. Outside contractors...
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Jim Cunningham
July 19, 2018 - 8:17 am
Kansas City, MO - After repeated issues regarding the collection of trash in the Northland, city officials say they are taking steps to address the problems. Thousands of Kansas City residents north of the river have been dealing with accumulating garbage for a while. It all came to a head after...
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Jim Cunningham
August 01, 2017 - 6:39 am
The people who process and handle recycling for Kansas City residents hope folks will be more thoughtful when throwing things away. A recycling facility in Harrisonville, operated by Waste Corporation of America, processed more than 20,000 tons of material in 2016 from 150,000 Kansas City homes. A...
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