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Knoxville, Tenn., Residents Receive New Garbage Bins This Week

Article-Knoxville, Tenn., Residents Receive New Garbage Bins This Week

Knoxville new trash cans
The new bins are part of the city's $2.9 million automated waste collection system.

The City of Knoxville, Tenn., is gearing up to launch its $2.9 million automated waste collection system by delivering new 95-gallon carts to residents this week. The new system will help the city increase safety and efficiency by letting the trucks do the heavy lifting instead of the sanitation workers.

WBIR has more details:

The City of Knoxville is asking residents to begin using their new trash cans this week.

Crews have delivered 60,000 of the 95 gallon trash cans so far, and are continuing deliveries this week.

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