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Municipal Street Cleaning: Best Practices Meets Cost Efficiency


Services provided by local governments include road repair, street cleaning, trash collection, electricity, and running water. Of these, arguably one of the easiest to successfully outsource with better cost control and a more successful outcome is street sweeping.

Keeping municipal roads swept and sanitary contributes to the safety and well-being of all citizens throughout a municipality. It is also one of the most visible signs of tax money being well (or poorly) spent.

As townships, cities, and counties look for new and innovative ways to stretch tax dollars further, street superintendents are eyeing municipal street sweeping needs with more scrutiny. Buying and maintaining a street sweeper – let alone a fleet – is expensive.

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