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LETTER: Large garbage bins good for families, but not seniors

Senior says larger collection bins won't allow her to park her vehicle in her garage; something that's essential during the winter
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A garbage and a recycling bin.

Midland Today welcomes letters to the editor. They can be sent to [email protected]. Please include your daytime phone number and address (for verification of authorship, not publication). MidlandToday received this reply to a recent letter from Mark Tucker regarding the new waste collection system:

I live in a condo community in Midland.

Some weeks I don't have enough garbage to put out.  I save it for the next pickup.

As for recycling, sometimes I put out my counter bin.

I think many need larger BUT I think the homeowner gets to decide WHAT THEY NEED.

I need my car in the garage otherwise my driveway doesn’t get cleared out.  So important for a senior.

Please rethink this. Families yes, but seniors, definitely not.

Dianne Wilkes