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Glenville seeks to halt trash scavengers

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As they say, one bad scavenger can spoil garbage-picking for the rest of the bunch. Or if they didn’t say it, they will soon — in Glenville, at least. The town is looking to enact an anti-scavenging law that would be in effect year-round but is primarily intended to target those who have taken to scrounging through residents’ garbage during the town’s annual bulk pickup week. This year’s event, in which residents leave televisions, couches ...

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May 16, 2013
4:45 p.m.

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Well daily, when the waste companies put in a bid or contract to pick up bulk waste it is dependant on a certain amount of that waste to be recyclable and most companies that I know of are in business to turn a profit. It's about time they start enforcing these type laws. I have had my trash torn apart by scavengers, and had to pick it up afterwards.