Zachary residents are about to see a larger trash collection bill


The City of Zachary

If you live in Zachary, get ready to pay more to have your trash and recycling picked up each week.

The City of Zachary provided this statement about the forthcoming increase:

As a result of cost increases implemented by Waste Management, City of Zachary residents and small commercial units will soon see a 4 percent increase on their monthly trash and recyclable collection bill. Waste Management currently has the city’s contract for curbside garbage/solid waste pickup and recycling.

The City Council approved the small rate adjustment Thursday, February 27 at the Council Meeting. Effective March 1, 2020, an additional 86 cents a month increase will be collected to cover rising costs. The cost of this service per month will now be $22.46. The last increase was in 2018.

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