Georgia city moves to automated trash collection
Environmental Solutions Group (ESG), part of Dover, today announced that Columbus, Ga., is in the process of streamlining its refuse collection programs and is looking to ESG’s Heil for new Durapack Python Automated Side Loaders to help increase efficiencies related to the city’s recycling program.
Columbus currently services close to 60,000 homes, and Columbus Solid Waste and Recycling Collections Division Manager Rhonda Rice, said the way they’ve been picking up trash and recycling needed updating and modification.
“We’ve been working on developing a new system for the past two years after we reached the capacity of what our rear loaders could do,” said Rice, adding that both COVID-19 and workforce inconsistencies were putting a strain on current collection efforts.
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