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Doing it the Hard Way

Why's the city renting compost trucks?

From the January, 2014 issue

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

 
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