"City speeds to clean Como junk: City officials say Southeast Como is historically more wasteful" (Minnesota Daily, 9/12/11)

posted Sep 16, 2011, 11:27 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Sep 16, 2011, 11:30 AM ]

By Anissa Stocks

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"Brad VanRegenmorter noticed an unusual item in a Dinkytown yard a few weeks ago — a toilet. He’s seen a fair share of curbside junk since moving to the neighborhood a year ago.

Twice each year, the city accelerates its clean up of the Marcy-Holmes, Prospect Park and Southeast Como neighborhoods to lessen the waste associated with student moving cycles. But residents said Southeast Como suffers more than other University of Minnesota neighborhoods. . . "