Garbage Fight Coming To Macon-Bibb

Source: Laura Corley, GPB News, August 19, 2013

Among the many big decisions facing the soon-to-be-consolidated Macon and Bibb County government is how to deal with trash. The city and the county have two entirely different systems, and officials say the garbage issue is likely to cause a stink.

As of now, county trash is picked up by a private company called Advanced Disposal and trucked away to a landfill in Twiggs County. For residents, pick up costs $12.75 monthly. In Macon, the city picks up trash once a week for $15 a month….