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City Of Detroit Trash Pickup Services Begin New Era Of Privatization

Advanced Disposal and Rizzo Sanitation will divide the garbage pick-up duties within the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2014

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Council Approves Privatization Of Trash Pickup In Detroit; Service Split Between Two Contractors

Detroit City Council has approved the privatization of garbage pickup, a $122 million move officials say won’t save money but will improve and expand service.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2014

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Late Trash Pick Up Makes For Dirtier Detroit

In some Detroit neighborhoods, paper yard waste bags are decomposing on city streets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/28/2012


Adopt-A-Highway Volunteers Prepare For Last Cleanup Of Year

Adopt-A-Highway volunteers are preparing for the final clean sweep of state highways from Saturday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 2.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2011


Adopt-A-Highway Litter Teams Tackle Second Cleanup

The Michigan Department of Transportation’s popular litter cleanup program will send about 32,000 volunteers out on Michigan highways from July 9-17, in the second of three scheduled pickups this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2011