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Cleveland Fines Residents for Trash Violations

July 30, 2019

Via: Waste360

The city of Cleveland has fined residents more than $400,000 for trash violations and has issued more than 4,400 citations to homeowners breaking its trash collection rules since last August.

WKYC Channel 3 News reports that the city has collected $203,960 from 1,927 citations paid by violators; roughly $253,000 from 2,536 citations in fines are unpaid. The city law allows citations for having bags outside the trash can, mixing trash with recycling and setting out cans too early or leaving them out too late.

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