Battle Creek’s trash contractor is giving out a reminder to residents regarding their trash and yard waste containers.

The City says that Monday that recently, Waste Management workers have noticed that several trash cans on their routes are broken, leaving sharp plastic edges that make them unsafe to handle. When workers notice this, they will leave a green tag on the can instead of picking it up. If that’s the case, you need to replace your bin.

You can either purchase a can up to 32 gallons in size, or if the cart has a lift bar, up to 96 gallons; or, you can rent a 96 gallon cart directly from Waste Management for a few bucks a month.

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