Wasteful waste management

 

I live in a townhouse community. Last week, three residents put out debris for bulk-waste pickup. One person put it out on Monday, another on Friday and the third on Saturday.

Miami-Dade came out and removed one pile of debris. I asked the worker if they were going to pick up the other two piles that had signs with the confirmation numbers on it. He looked at his written list and said they were not on it and that he could only pick up one pile.

Three days later, the same truck and four-man crew came out again. This time they picked up the second pile, but left the third one. Now they will have to make another trip with a four-man crew to pick up the last pile. They could have picked up all three piles in five minutes the first day. What a waste of time and money.

John Scally, Miami

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