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In The News | July 03, 2012

New Issaquah garbage hauler could mean fewer missed pickups


As the mechanical arm on the garbage truck shakes a can overheard, the 25-ton dumper jostles like a red wagon rolling down a rocky hill.

Rodney Watkins, who has been a hauler for 10 years, checks a camera monitor to see if can is empty. A few more bangs and the arm lowers the bin to the curb.

Technology has completely changed garbage collection in the past five years, and Cleanscapes is leading the way, he says.

Issaquah switched its garbage hauler from Waste Management to CleanScapes as of Monday morning. While cheaper rates and rebranded cans are a certainty for residents, the company says locals will also find unmatched customer service.



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