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A new initiative from the Alachua County Office of Waste Collection encourages residents to “Bag and Tie So Trash Won’t Fly!” to help reduce litter in Alachua County.
Before placing household garbage in their official garbage carts, Alachua County residents should be sure garbage is in a bag and the bag is tied securely to prevent litter. In addition, plastic shopping bags can be reused as garbage bags by using the handles as ties.
“We are encouraging Alachua County residents to bag and tie all garbage before placing it in their official carts to prevent litter and additional waste during pick-up,” said Milton Towns, Alachua County Waste Collection Manager. “Residents can help reduce litter in their neighborhoods by remembering to ‘Bag and Tie So Trash Won’t Fly!’”
For more information, please visit www.bigblue.alachua.fl.us or call Alachua County Office of Waste Collection at (352) 338-3233.
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