Related Programs: Cincinnati Edition Changes to City Garbage Collection By Maryanne Zeleznik • Mar 29, 2013 Related Programs: Cincinnati Edition TweetShareGoogle+Email The upcoming changes to Cincinnati's garbage collection policies have prompted many questions. Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Tiffaney Hardy from the City Manager's office and Mike Robinson, Cincinnati's Director of Public Services. Listen Listening... / 9:16 Tags: garbage collectionTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Cincinnati begins garbage collection changes next week By Jay Hanselman • Mar 26, 2013 Jay Hanselman Cincinnati will begin making changes to its garbage collection system starting next week. That’s when workers will begin distributing 65-gallon trash carts to about 90,000 residents. That process will take until at least August to complete. Changes coming to Cincinnati garbage collection By Jay Hanselman • Dec 12, 2012 Courtesy of City of Cincinnati Cincinnati Council will likely vote next week on an ordinance making major changes to how the city picks up your trash. Officials have been studying the issue for a couple years. Budget Director Lea Erikson is the co-chair of a task force recommending the changes. She said the plan has several goals.“To modernize the language, improve safety, create clear and consistent rules, enable new technology, limit excessive trash, resume yard waste collection and decrease cost,” Erikson said. Cincinnati could change garbage collection By Jay Hanselman • Oct 1, 2012 Provided Cincinnati Council could be asked later this year to change the way the city collects trash in order to save money. Officials essentially want to use more automated equipment and reduce the amount of manual labor needed to pick up garbage. City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. has been requesting such a change in several of his recent budget proposals. A task force has been studying the issue for a couple years.