Harper Woods cutting curbside recycling due to collection costs

GFL wanted to raise price 50%

Collection costs have steadily spiked forcing city council to cancel the recycling program in Harper Woods

HARPER WOODS, Mich. – Harper Woods will no longer have curbside recycling after a steady rise in collection costs.

The city's police, fire and regular millages are maxed out, so the city charges residents for recycling. The new trash company, GFL, wanted to raise recycling prices 50 percent.

Learn more about the change in the video above.

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