Category Archives: trash

Keep York Beautiful cleanup planned

Want to keep York beautiful? An upcoming spring cleanup event in the city welcomes people to do just that. The Keep York Beautiful Spring Clean Up is 8 to 11 a.m. April 11, according to a press release from York … Continue reading

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York resumes curbside yard waste collections

Spring is near and that means yard waste collections in York begin this week. Starting Monday, customers can place yard waste at their designated pick-up point for collection on their normal recycling day, according to a news release from the … Continue reading

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York trash collection delayed, business panel canceled

York city trash collections for the remainder of the week will be delayed by one day, according to the city’s website. All of Thursday’s collections will take place Friday, and Friday’s collections will be Saturday because of Thursday’s inclement weather, the … Continue reading

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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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