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Maryland County to Rebid Trash, Recycling Contracts

July 22, 2019

Via: Waste360

Washington County, Md., officials are rebidding waste and recycling collections contracts after they say their current contractor Apple Valley Waste of Kearneysville, W.Va., proposed “excessive increases” in prices.

The Herald-Mail Media reports that the county awarded Apple Valley contracts last year that gave the county two one-year renewal options. However, according to the report, Apple Valley’s proposed increases include a 257 percent hike from the rate the county was expecting this fiscal year for recycling drop-off center services for cardboard.

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