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Q. My understanding from the garbage dump is they now want us to leave our green bear proof garbage cans unlocked from the clamps that hold down the lid on the day of garbage pick up so that they can use the forks on the truck to pick up the garbage and not have to get out and unlock the cans. My question is if we are to do that then who gets the ticket for a bear getting into the garbage? Also, if the resident is responisble for the ticket can JPD do something about the garbage company requiring us to leave them unlocked on garbage day?
Dear Juneau Resident,
JPD contacted the garbage collection company and confirmed that customers are not expected to have the clamps undone. If someone has asked you to do that please call the company. You are responsible for keeping the garbage secure so any citation would go to the person who is using the garbage can.