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Wisconsin garbage tax more than doubles

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Wisconsin residents may be thinking twice before tossing things into the trash.

With the signing of the budget bill on June 29, garbage tipping fees increased from $5.60 per ton to $12.70 per ton. That brings Wisconsin's fee more in line with tipping fees in adjoining states.

The fee increase will take effect in two steps. Starting July 1, a $4.10 hike was implemented. The final $3 increase will take effect next month, starting Oct. 1.

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