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The record: A rate comparison of trash haulers in Wichita by the city.
Why you’d want it: To learn more about your trash options in the city of Wichita.
Where you get it: Go to the city’s website, www.wichita.gov. Click on the “Services” icon at the top of the page and then on “Trash Hauling Pricing and Services” in the menu. Haulers are listed by ZIP code. The chart includes the price per quarter and information about recycling.
How much it costs: The information is free.