Trash pick-up program gets dumped

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COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — People in rural Charleston Township will have to find a new way to dispose of trash. Officials say their pickup program is probably gone for good.

It let people drop trash at specific locations. It started in the 70’s as a way to cut down on illegal dumping when there wasn’t any rural trash pick-up.

But, leaders recently learned the township needs a special permit. Now, officials are urging people to set up regular pick-up instead of dumping illegally.

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