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City changes trash set-out times

You can put your trash out as early as 5 p.m. and not be sub­ject to fines.

The Streets De­part­ment yes­ter­day an­nounced that through March 31, trash and re­cyc­lables can be set out at 5 p.m. the day be­fore reg­u­lar col­lec­tion days.

This change is city­wide and af­fects res­id­ents and small busi­nesses whose trash is col­lec­ted by the city.

The set-out time from April 1 to Sept. 30 will re­main at no earli­er than 7 p.m. on the even­ing be­fore the day of col­lec­tion.

The new reg­u­la­tion will en­sure that cit­izens have the abil­ity to set out their trash dur­ing day­light hours throughout the en­tire year. This change was en­abled by re­cent City Coun­cil le­gis­la­tion. ••

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