Douglas gets new garbage truck

Douglas gets new garbage truck

DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - A new garbage truck has hit the streets of Douglas.

With an Automated Side Loader truck now serving neighborhoods, city leaders are asking residents to make sure they place their trash cans at the curb in the proper way.

To make pickup easier and safer for the truck's arm, containers need to be away from light poles and mailboxes.

"The new side arm is a lot safer for the workers with TransWaste. It's a lot more efficient to pick up garbage in our area," said City Manager Terrell Jacobs.

The city said it will send out reminders in utility bills by October.

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