Tight Economy Creates Less Trash

Trash is Kevin Kiernan's business, and he has a theory about why there has been a recent decline in the amount being collected. It's the economy, says Kiernan, director of the King County Division of Solid Waste in the state of Washington.Waste tonnage declines of 3% to 12% have been reported over time frames ranging from the past several months to the past year by solid waste managers across the USA."Garbage typically hasn't been called an economic indicator, but we firmly believe it is,"...Full Story
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