GR garbage rates to increase

Solid waste rates charged to Green River residents will increase in 2022 according to Michelle Foote, site manager for Wyoming Waste Systems.

Through the city’s contract with Wyoming Waste Systems, the company can increase its prices based on increases in the Consumer Price Index, an average of costs consumers pay for goods and services. Between Sept 2020 and Sept. 2021, the CPI rose 5.4%. Additionally, Foote said Solid Waste District No. 1, which landfills garbage from the city, also plans to increase its rates 10% to all customers outside the district in November.

All in all, Foote said the...


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