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Waste Hauler Wants to Dump South Tucson Over Unpaid Bills

Article-Waste Hauler Wants to Dump South Tucson Over Unpaid Bills

Nearly 1,200 South Tucson residential households are being notified that their garbage — and their trash cans — will be picked for the last time early next month.

Private hauler Waste Management is trying to sever ties with the municipality following a long-running dispute over unpaid bills.

A Pima County Superior Court judge will be asked to decide Monday whether to block Waste Management’s effort to discontinue residential trash pickup as well as repossess its property, including curbside trash cans.

Commercial trash collection in the 1.2-square mile city would be unaffected because private businesses have individual contracts for garbage and recycling pickup.

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