Trash Complaints Mounting In New Orleans

A pile of black garbage bags.

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Residents in the city are sick of seeing trash in front of their homes.

City officials say complaints about trash are rapidly rising with many saying their garbage collections have been behind schedule in recent weeks, leaving the smelly cans on the street.

Trash haulers in the city say that driver shortages have delayed routes and led to long hours or overtime for available drivers.

City officials say they are working to hire more drivers to fix the trash problem.

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