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Osceola News Gazette – Kissimmee first in the nation to use underground trash system

This article first appeared in Osceola News Gazette. In this case, it’s OK to talk trash. The city of Kissimmee will be the first municipality in the United States to use underground receptacles emptied by a truck with a crane mechanism, replacing the metal open-air dumpsters that can be foul-smelling. Kissimmee-based Underground Refuse Systems, the […]

Orlando Sentinel – Kissimmee company develops new, underground dumpsters

This article first appeared in Orlando Sentinel. A new line of attractive public trash bins, with more security from animals, is debuting in Kissimmee today. The bins are built into 11-foot-deep pits in the ground, the product of businessman Jay Wheeler’s new company, Kissimmee-based Underground Refuse Systems. The containers will keep trash in Kissimmee’s public areas […]

Positively Osceola – Kissimmee Uses Innovation to Solve Solid Waste Management With Underground Refuse Systems

This article first appeared on Positively Osceola.   The City of Kissimmee along with Jay Wheeler, President of Underground Refuse Systems, presented an innovative way to overcome the challenge that so many cities and counties throughout the United States have to confront. Kissimmee is the first government agency to partner with Underground Refuse Systems, a […]

WFTV 9 – Trash moves underground in Kissimmee

This article first appeared on WFTV 9. OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. – People will no longer have to leave their trash at the curb to pick up in Kissimmee. The city launched its first underground waste containers Wednesday. The first one, for now, is located behind city hall. “It’s taken almost two and half years, but […]

Click Orlando – Trash containers going underground in Kissimmee

This article first appeared on Click Orlando. KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dumpster divers, beware. Trash is going underground in Kissimmee. Officials on Wednesday are unveiling the city’s first underground waste containers. The goal is to eliminate dumpster divers, both human and animal. There will eventually be 17 underground trash containers throughout Osceola County. The underground containers measure […]

WESH 2 – Trash containers going underground in Kissimmee

This article first appeared on WESH 2. KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dumpster divers, beware. Trash is going underground in an Orlando suburb. Officials in Kissimmee are unveiling the city’s first underground waste containers on Wednesday. The goal is to eliminate dumpster divers, both human and animal. Eventually, there will be 17 underground trash containers located throughout […]