News Release: 12/27/2018:Republic Services’ customers will soon receive new garbage carts

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December 27, 2018
Republic Services’ customers will soon receive new garbage carts
(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County has a contractual agreement with Republic Services to collect residential garbage for all unincorporated areas of the county, this excludes City of Brooksville residents. In February 2019, Republic Services will begin providing automated garbage service. As part of the automated service, every customer will receive one new garbage cart. The carts are designed to fit specialty side-loader trucks that use an automated arm to lift and empty garbage from the cart. This new service will make collection easier, improve safety of the collection process and increase efficiency. Recycling containers will not change. Customer should continue using their existing recycling containers.
Republic Services is also planning additional routes to make the garbage collection process more efficient. Customers’ current garbage, recycling and yard waste pick-up days may change. Republic Services will notify its customers of the new schedule via mail.