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Republic Services wins Gary, Ind., Trash Contract

Republic Services will collect trash in the city for the next five years under a contract approved last week by the Gary Sanitary Board of Commissioners.

GSD Executive Director Dan Vicari said the contract sets a per household monthly fee of $15.27 based on 22,894 households, or about $4.2 million in the first year of the contract. Vicari said there's a 3 percent increase on Jan. 1 of each year on the approximate $20 million contract.

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