Simply put, these changes are taking place to maintain the high level of service Denver residents have come to count on. These systemwide improvements will move drivers through the city more efficiently, will reduce the number of trucks needed to operate, reduce fuel use, and support Denver’s sustainability goals.
It’s also the first time the city has made a change in trash collection in over 15 years. During that time period, the city has grown by approximately 200,000 people. These changes are a good thing and are in response to this population growth.