Blame the pandemic, increasingly divisive political rhetoric, the schools, video games or decline of the American family . . . Either way, this town is quickly turning into an even bigger dump.
The numbers are in: Kansas City residents discarded 25,725 tons of waste from May to July, a year-over-year increase of 5,000 tons. Add Kansas City to the list of places where the COVID-19 pandemic is creating big changes in the trash mix.