Burlington, South Burlington consider consolidated approach to trash pickup

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Burlington and South Burlington are looking to reduce the amount of garbage haulers on the roads, improve waste collection, and expand recycling.

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The two communities have commissioned a study to see if a contracted, neighborhood pickup system would help increase recycling and ease truck congestion.

Cat Viglienzoni spoke with Seven Days' Molly Walsh, who wrote about the the effort in this week's issue.