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More Trash? Pay More Cash

More Trash? Pay More Cash

by / August 20, 2010

Nashville's most prolific trash producers have four years to change their habits or start paying for their excessive waste, the Metro Council decided Tuesday.The council overwhelmingly approved changes to the city's solid waste code, highlighted by a new "pay as you throw" plan. The measure will charge a fee to residents in the Urban Services District -- the area that pays higher taxes and gets more city services, including curbside trash and recycling pickup -- if they use more than one 96-gallon garbage container each week. Tennessean

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