Approximately two weeks after the City of Crossett started training its sanitation employees on the use of the new one-person garbage truck system, the time for residents to adapt their garbage pickup routines to the new system is approaching

“It’s going really good. Some things are to be expected—a few issues, but nothing that we’re not getting worked out,” Public Works Director Jeff Harrison said.

The truck, which has a robotic arm for picking up garbage cans, arrived in April and the sanitation department has been training with it. That training period is nearing an end.

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