Each home will receive two wheeled carts--one for trash and one forCount me among those who are counting down the days until packing a car full of recycables, trudging through the muddy Armory parking lot, and battling an overflowing recycling bullet are no longer required to improve Westbrook's relatively paltry recycling rate.
recycling--which will be dumped into a single truck equipped with an automated
arm that is operated by the driver to pick up the bins. Such programs are
already in place in Scarborough, Saco and South Portland. Casella signed on to
providing recycling in Westbrook in September as part of a 20-year agreement
between the city and the waste management company, which plans to build a
construction and demolition processing facility, as well as a recycling drop-off
station for residents and businesses, off County Road.
- John C.L. Morgan
Related: A Closer Look at the Casella-Westbrook Agreement (September 16, 2008)