Lowndes Co. files lawsuit against solid waste company

Source: Lydia Jennings, WALB, May 14, 2013

Lowndes County leaders are going to court to try to stop a sanitation company from picking up trash for some county residents. County leaders say Deep South Sanitation is in violation of a new ordinance that only allows Advanced Disposal to contract with county residents. … The ordinance that went into effect February 1st states Advanced Disposal is the only authorized waste collection franchise in Lowndes County….Before the ordinance was passed several solid waste companies were able to bid on the contract. Advanced Disposal was chosen on its proposal to charge county residents about $13 a month for pick-up services….