Category Archives: trash

Does York need a stiffer litter law?

York City Council is considering a change to how it polices trash and litter that could mean a $25 on-the-spot fine for anyone who flouts property maintenance laws. But while some say it’s a financial reprimand that’s long overdue, others … Continue reading

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Mateo’s Litter Critters recognize York garbage men

Remember Mateo Maldonado — the kid who has been cleaning up York for a little more than a year now? Last time we caught up with him, he was a finalist in a national Kindest Kid contest. Although Mateo didn’t … Continue reading

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Resident: New trash service causing traffic snarls in city

“We are having such a problem in our neighborhood with garbage trucks,” Mary Shepp told York City Council last week. Shepp said she lives on Walnut Street and simply put, the problem is that the trucks aren’t picking up the … Continue reading

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City sidewalks beware: Dr. Gum is in

The doctor is in, Dr. Gum that is. And the doctor, along with a cleaning crew from Downtown Inc, is ready to wipe every piece of downtrodden Trident, Stride and Bubbilicious there is off city streets. The cleaner consists of … Continue reading

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City offices will be closed for Memorial Day; garbage collection will be delayed for one day

Monday is Memorial Day, and city offices will be closed. It also means that all regular curbside collections — trash, recycling and yard waste — will be delayed for one day during the holiday week, according to a news release. … Continue reading

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Olde York Street Fair sparks trash controversy

The Olde York Street Fair is a Mother’s Day tradition — drawing visitors and their dollars to downtown York. But some residents said this year’s fair brought more than money, it also brought unwanted trash and traffic. Melissa Rosario, who … Continue reading

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New refuse contract sets back time, but not day of trash pickups

You might have noticed your trash wasn’t picked up at its usual time since a new refuse contract was signed between the city and York Waste Disposal, according to a news release. Officials said the contract was signed May 1 … Continue reading

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Taking a step back, to look around York

The way the day started — following carefully a plan formulated a week earlier  — I would have never expected at 5 p.m. to be standing in the shadow of two construction cranes. That wasn’t on my York city to-do … Continue reading

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Is electronics recycling in York worth the work?

Maybe you noticed York city’s new rules for recycling electronics. And maybe you started thinking about problems that could come with that system, which was developed in response to a new state law. But at least one city council member … Continue reading

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York city trash collection adjusted for holiday week

Don’t be a turkey. Not at this time of year. Make sure you know the city’s schedule for the next few days.

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