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Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system
Changes in the works for Harford's trash collection system

Harford County public works officials say the cost of providing waste disposal and recycling services is projected to increase 24 percent during the next 10 years, and they are considering potential changes in how the current system operates, possibly to include a major shift in the arms-length relationship that has existed for decades with commercial waste hauling companies. The county is in midst of implementing an agreement to transport much of its garbage and single stream recycling materials to a new multi-million-dollar transfer station in Baltimore County, while also working to meet the Maryland Department of the Environment's Zero Waste Plan, which involves keeping all forms...

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