CHICAGO

New Truck Allowing For Deeper Garbage Cuts

11/30/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Mayor Daley wants to shrink the size of 80 more garbage collection crews -- to one laborer on a truck instead of two.

But he might not stop there.

The Streets and Sanitation Department is conducting a field test this week with a $200,000 truck that requires no laborers. It has a mechanical arm that picks up carts and dumps the trash in the side of the truck.

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