Starting today, Cincinnati residents and business owners will notice a change in the way the city collects garbage.
For residents it means using trash carts, which were delivered throughout the spring and summer. Nearly 88,000 carts have been dropped off since the program began in April.
The City of Cincinnati is beginning the second phase of a program to deliver new trash carts to city residents.Households that have their trash collected on Tuesdays will be getting carts throughout May.
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.
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.
City of Cincinnati employees will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. That means garbage and recycling collection will be delayed by one day all week.Monday's pickup will be Tuesday, Tuesday's pickup will be Wednesday, and so forth.