Company merger leaves some Waukesha County residents without garbage pickup for weeks
June 11, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A giant mess in Waukesha County -- the merging of two companies has left some residents without trash pickup for over two weeks.Residents say they have tried to call t
We have spotted some small rats that have come out of swamp area in this area,” said Bruce Ailey. This is the first time since before Memorial Day Bruce Ailey has had garbage pickup. “I don’t have a lot of confidence that they were going to at least the minimum schedule of a weekly pickup at this point,” said Ailey. The merge of Advanced Disposal with Waste Management about seven months ago has disrupted services throughout Waukesha County. “We were assured nothing would change and at first it wasn’t too bad.
And are requesting that carts be kept out until satisfied. ”New Berlin has another seven years on their contract with Waste Management, but will now be looking at options both legally and in finding someone who can handle the job. “It’s not like you can go down to one big box store and then say I don’t like what you’re doing or I don’t like your prices and go down the street,” said Mayor Ament. Parts of Waukesha are also experiencing delays in service.