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Norwich, Conn. to Convert to Automated Garbage, Recycling Collection

Article-Norwich, Conn. to Convert to Automated Garbage, Recycling Collection

The city’s garbage and recycling collection will be converted to an automated system that will require residents to use large new garbage and recycling carts that can be automatically lifted and dumped into collection trucks.

City Public Works Director Barry Ellison unveiled the plan Monday, announcing that the city will provide dark green garbage carts and dark blue recycling carts to all residents in June for the new collection process to start June 29.

Public Works officials will launch a public education campaign this spring to publicize the new system and stress the desire to boost recycling totals.

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