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A NEW AUTOMATED SOLID WASTE CART PROGRAM IS COMING TO GRINNELL

This spring, Grinnell is introducing automated trash collection and the first cart is free to customers. 
Any exchanges or replacement carts will be $50 each.
All three cart sizes are available for viewing at City Hall.

Response deadline: February 22, 2019

Benefits of the New Cart Program for Grinnell:

  • A convenient and easy method to store and dispose of waste
  • The new cart is wheeled, which is easier and safer for residents to use
  • Carts keep rodents and pets out of trash
  • Helps keep our city clean by removing trash bags and loose items from the curb
  • Improved collection efficiency
  • Reduction in city employee injuries from hazards such as heavy lifting, sharp objects, etc.
  • Provides taxpayers cost savings due to a reduction in worker compensation claims and provides lower insurance premiums
  • Provides a cleaner city for everyone to enjoy