O'Brien County's Bell-Times-Courier -

Proposed Changes to Recycle Pickup


November 22, 2018

By Mari Radtke

Town and County, the garbage collection service to most of northwest Iowa, proposed to the city councils of Paullina and Primghar about switching out the yellow recycling barrels for a 95-gallon wheeled cart, similar to the current garbage carts. The change would allow the recycled material to be dumped into the truck using an automated arm and cut down on manpower.

The new carts would carry a rental price per household. The current planning for the carts includes a minimum of $2 per month per household rental.

Primghar has a deficit in their garbage fund already due to a p...

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