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$200 For 12 Bags Of Trash


Last updated 5/5/2021 at 1:58pm

Until I read it in The Transylvania Times of May 3, I was unaware of the proposed annual flat trash fee to replace bag tags. I agree wholeheartedly that this is an idea that will significantly affect those of us who live on a limited income.

I am an avid recycler. As a result, I go to the landfill nearest me only once a month with four paper grocery bags of plastic and metal items and three laundry baskets with paper. I often have a fair amount of cardboard boxes as well.

Because of my recycling efforts I have one bag of trash monthly. The thought of going from $1.50 a month to $200 a year...

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