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    Garbage prices to increase in the City of Watertown

    By Dan Mount,


    WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWTI) – It’s going to cost a little more money to throw out your trash in the City of Watertown.

    In an announcement from the city, the cost for blue stickers will go up from $3.50 to $4.25 per bag. Those blue stickers are for residents that participate on an “as needed, pay as you go” basis. Each sticker costs covers one bag with a 40-pound maximum weight limit and a maximum size of 32 gallons.

    The cost of garbage totes will also go up on a quarterly and a weekly basis. Here’s a comparison chart of the new and old prices:

    Old tote price New tote price
    32 gallon $52 quarterly; $4 per week $65 quarterly; $6 per week
    64 gallon $78 quarterly; $6 per week $97.50 quarterly; $7.50 per week
    96 gallon $104 quarterly; $8 per week $130 quarterly; $10 per week

    These pricing changes take effect on Monday, July 1.

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