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History of Refuse Collection

In 1964 Scottsdale's "Refuse Wranglers" picked up trash by hand and emptied it into open-box trailers using the then state-of-the-art "Train System".

In 1969 "Godzilla" gobbled up trash in Scottsdale and paved the way for the advancement of residential refuse collection equipment technology.
In 1972 Scottsdale developed a truck dubbed the "Litter Pig" that specialized in curbside refuse collection and increased productivity.

In 2010 Scottsdale's fleet of over 30 automated sideloaders provide
state-of-the-art service to the community. Containers can be
emptied in 6 seconds compared to 30 seconds for "Godzilla"!