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County apologizes for ‘defective’ garbage bags

Bad bags - County officials have apologized for issuing “substandard” garbage bags and will replace them.  Photo by Jaime Myslik

County apologizes for ‘defective’ garbage bags

by Advertiser staff

WELLINGTON CTY. - County officials have apologized for providing “defective” and “substandard” garbage bags and have vowed to replace them.

“Production issues have resulted in the inconsistent quality of the bags,” states an Aug. 30 press release from the county’s Solid Waste Services (SWS) division.

“We are actively working with our supplier to resolve these issues as quickly as possible.”

Anyone who receives “substandard” bags can call SWS at 519-837-2601 or 1-866-899-0248 or email to arrange delivery of replacement bags (provided they return defective bags).

SWS has used stamped user pay garbage bags since the launch of the county-wide system in 2002. The bags are sold at various stores throughout the county for $2 per large bag and $1.50 per small bag.

“As with any manufactured product, there is always the chance that the quality is not up to our standards or expectations,” officials stated. “We understand it is very frustrating when this happens and we … sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this issue may have caused.”

September 8, 2017


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