What is automated solid waste collection?

Automated collection utilizes mechanical lifting devises to lift and empty specialized solid waste roll carts into collection vehicles. There are two methods of automated collection. "Fully-automated" collection vehicles use a mechanical arm, operated from the cab of the collection vehicle, to lift and empty the roll carts from the side of the vehicle. "Semi-automated" collection uses lifting plates, mounted on the rear of the vehicle, to which collection crews wheel the roll cart and hydraulically lift and empty. Both methods will be utilized.

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1. What is automated solid waste collection?
2. Why implement roll carts and automated collection in Moscow?
3. When will the roll cart collection program begin?
4. How does it work?
5. What if I sometimes have more garbage than fits in my roll cart?
6. Shouldn't residents that produce more waste pay more?
7. Do I need to buy a roll cart?
8. What if my roll cart is lost, stolen or damaged?
9. What if I want to change the size of my roll cart?
10. What if my collection is missed?