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Omaha, Neb., Fines Waste Management Over Trash, Yard Waste Complaints

July 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management, the city of Omaha, Neb.’s trash hauler, is facing $72,454 in penalties for collection complaints and not picking up yard waste and garbage separately. These penalties are in addition to $27,634 in fines that Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert announced in June.

In June, the city received 1,609 complaints about Waste Management’s collection services, 365 of which were related to yard waste collection. According to the complaints, the company has been collecting yard waste and garbage together instead of collecting yard waste separately and sending it to the city’s composting facility.

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