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Colorado Springs, Colo., Passes Bear-proof Trash Can Ordinance

November 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Colorado Springs, Colo., City Council recently passed an ordinance requiring residents west of Interstate 25 to have bear-proof trash cans. The ordinance was designed to decrease the number of human-bear interactions in the city, KOAA News 5 reports.

The ordinance, which takes effect beginning next March, requires anyone living on the west side of the city to either use bear-proof garbage cans or keep their garbage secured inside until 5 a.m. MT on their garbage collection day.

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