We replaced our small Garbage containers about 2 months ago, to the new size allowed by the city of pierrefonds, which is 120L Bins, immediately that bothered the garbage men and thats when our problem started.
they destroyed the new Garbage Can, ripped up some of the garbage bags that were in it and threw garbage on the street, and some garbage they threw back in the broken Bin, they threw dirty diapers from the black bags that were in the bin onto the street as well as food and other trash all over my lawn, driveway and in the new bin now was bent out of shape, soiled with garbage and nasty liquids that had dripped from the bags that they ripped... they also drained some liquid from the garbage truck infront of my driveway, wich gave out a foul smell to the whole neighbourhood, contained maggots, and was a health hazard to the my kids as well as the neighbourhood kids playing in the street.
We immediately called the city and complained and explained to them what had happened, they notified us that the 120l bins we had were perfectly legal and within the citys collection guidelines and that the garbage contractor had to pick them up, and they also told us they would speak to the contracted company and notify them of the problem and they would replace the new broken garbage bin that the garbage man destryed! 2 months latter the issue has not been resolved, everytime the garbage truck comes around they drain their nasty liquid infront of my driveway, and they soil the bins.
It happened again today... the truck came around and i was outside, i confronted the garbage man and asked him if he had a problem with our garbage, he completely denied it, after he picked up our garbage and took off i realized he drained the liquid under the garbage truck, which this time had maggots and a really bad foul smell, again infront of my driveway! i called the city and complained again, 2 hours latter a lady came out to look at the mess that the garbage people had done... her conclusion was that there was no maggots, their was a bad smell and a mess but no maggots, they showed up 2 hours latter mind you, i called back again the city and spoke to the lady that came out, i expressed to her my concern and the health hazard and risk to my children playing outside as well as the neighbours children to which her response was kids had no business playing in the street! we Live on a Cul-De-Sac and the children are always playing outside all summer long!
After over 2 months of complaints i have gotten nowhere with the City of Pierrefonds, this story has to get out there, and i beleive the media is the best way! Citizens of the City of Pierrefonds, must be aware of the problems in our city, i dont beleive it is too much to ask to get proper garbage collection, after all, part of my taxes pay for that service, and i do not think a citys contractor or anyone as matter of fact, has the right to intimadate any Citizen and or Resident of the Beautifull City of Pierrefonds. If these contractors can not respect the citizens that ultimately pay their Salaries, i think they should be fired to say the least!