Baltimore councilmen call for city to resume recycling pickup, raise pay for sanitation workers

Two Baltimore councilmen called on the city Wednesday to resume recycling pickup and give raises to sanitation workers, a day after the Department of Public Works announced that the pause in services would continue through Dec. 15. Councilmen Isaac “Yitzy” Schleifer and Zeke Cohen held a news conference outside the Northwest Citizens' Convenience Center on Sisson Street, one of the sites where residents can drop off recyclables. At times Wednesday, lines of cars clogged traffic beside the facility, toting trash like mattresses and appliances, plus trunks full of recyclables. (Balt Sun)

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