Tamarac will get new Garbage System

This look on garbage day will soon be a thing of the past

Great news for the City of Tamarac. While attending Tamarac University this week, Public Works Director Jack Strain informed the class that they are negotiating a new garbage contract. While he couldn’t divulge the company name or terms, he did say that every single family home in Tamarac will be using the automated garbage pick-up system and will be issued new heavy-duty garbage cans.

This current system is now in place, or has been recently implemented in: Cooper City, Davie, Miramar, Deerfield Beach,Hollywood, Ft. Lauderdale, Lauderhill, Lauderdale Lakes, Plantation Acres, Pembroke Pines and Weston.

An example of the new trash and recycling carts that each resident will receive

The new garbage cans will come in two sizes: 65 gallon or 96 gallon. Residents will choose. The carts are heavy-duty enough to withstand animals knocking them over. They also have a moisture seal, which will help eliminate odor. Please read about my experience with these:  Garbage Talk

It gets better: We will no longer have to carry those bulky recycling containers out either. Soon we will receive a rolling recycling cart with a lid. No more newspapers flying around the neighborhood and no more having your neighbors see all of your cereal boxes and cat food! You will be able to choose from a 35 or a 60 Gallon recycling container (Sizes may not be exact). The recycling containers will be smaller, but will carry all your recyclables inside. There will be no need to separate them, as they are sorted at the plant. Jack Strain said that residents will not be paying more for the new service. Stay posted on more updates regarding this.

About Sharon Aron Baron

Sharon Aron Baron Sharon Aron Baron is the Editor of Talk Media and writer for Tamarac Talk and Coral Springs Talk. Tamarac Talk was created in 2010 to provide News, Views and Entertainment for the residents of Tamarac and to give resident's a forum. We are not affiliated with the City of Tamarac. That's why this site can be occasionally opinionated and obviously open.

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