Editorial: We can’t say we’ve progressed enough with trash collection

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By The Kentucky Standard Editorial Board

The 2018 county bulky item pickup started earlier this week (a day later than scheduled because of high water).

The concept of having a bulky item pickup for residents living outside of the Bardstown, New Haven and Bloomfield city limits grew out of the trash revolution that happened here in the early 1990s. Under then-County Judge-Executive Mike Abell, the Airport Road landfill, which had operated since the city of Bardstown opened it in the late 1960s, was handed over to county government, and universal trash pickup was mandated.

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