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Youngstown issues mattress disposal rules to battle bed bugs

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  1. crossroads

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Sun Apr 2 2017 0:18:02
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    What seems like a sensible legislative move in Ohio:

    http://www.wfmj.com/story/34411331/youngstown-issues-mattress-disposal-rules-to-battle-bed-bugs

    City of Youngstown rules for mattress and box spring disposal: By law, all mattresses and box springs must be encased in a sealed plastic bag before they can be discarded. Before disposal, wrap the mattress and/or box spring in heavy-duty plastic (like a plastic tarp or plastic drop cloth) and securely seal it with duct tape. The sanitation department will only pick up mattresses and box springs that are wrapped and contained properly. If unwrapped items are placed at the curb, they will not be removed.

  2. Nobugsonme

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    Posted 2 years ago
    Mon Apr 3 2017 9:58:49
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    Similar law in place in NYC. It's definitely a good idea.

    I started and run the site but am "not an expert."

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