Doing it the Hard Way
Why's the city renting compost trucks?
Last fall, an Ann Arborite noticed that the city was using a rented truck to pick up compost in his neighborhood. Moreover, he noted, it was an older-style rear-loading truck with a crew of three--while the city's newer side-loading trucks require only a single driver. Why was Ann Arbor using rented trucks and increasing labor costs, he wondered--especially