The area along Williams St. between Everhart and Staples was scheduled for pickup on June 3, but the trash is still there.
"It's been here about three weeks," said Manuel Dominguez, a Corpus Christi resident. "Landlord told me she put it out a week or two before I moved in. It's been here since then. Also across the street, that pile has been there as long as that."
The problem is not unique to that area. Officials at the City's Solid Waste Department said these kinds of trash piles can be found all over the city, and believe it or not, it is a result of the big storm that blew through the area back in May. They said random litter is also a major problem.
"We have a litter problem that we're addressing, and we're slowly going to address it through some changes in our ordinances," said Lawrence Mikolajczyk, director of solid waste operations. "We're looking at a plastic bag ban. We're looking at a lot of education; but yes, we do have a litter problem."
For those who aren't sure when their area is set for brush and bulky pick up, check out the City's Web site at www.cctexas.com/solidwasteservice. Once there, you can download their new app that will help you keep track of trash pickup.
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