By Mark Foss
PCN Staff 

City of Malta to Change how Cardboard is Collected


March 16, 2022

Chris Truelove clears out the cardboard bin outside of Malta Opportunities Inc. with a skid-steer. Photo by Mark Foss.

After much discussion and talks with other cities around the state, the Malta City Council decided that a change is in order for the way that cardboard is to be handled at their last meeting on Tuesday, March 8.

"Back when we started collecting and bailing the cardboard, you could make a small amount of money," said Mayor John Demarais. "Even if we broke even, it was ok. But now, there's just no way to come anywhere close to breaking even. So a change is definitely needed."

"All of the other cities that we contacted said the same thing. Their cardboard goes in with the trash," said Public W...

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