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Orlando to Test Weekly Recycling, Garbage Pickup

Orlando to Test Weekly Recycling, Garbage Pickup

Call it junk science: Orlando is launching a garbage experiment.

During a six-month pilot program starting Monday, several city neighborhoods will have one garbage pickup day and one recycling pickup day a week. The city currently collects trash twice a week, and recycling once every other week.

Officials say the test was prompted by residents who said their recycling bins are overflowing because those trucks aren't coming often enough. It was a gripe that rang true for Mayor Buddy Dyer.

Continue reading at the Orlando Sentinel

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