- October 1, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Detroit dumping reported by frustrated business owner on Land Bank properties
Dumping in Detroit has been a long running problem – and one resident and small business owner has had enough.
DETROIT (FOX 2) – Dumping in Detroit has been a long-running problem – and one resident and small business owner has had enough.
“You can’t go across Eight Mile and dump, so don’t come over here in our neighborhood and dump,” said Deon Allen.
It’s simple calculus for Allen who claims these guys have been illegally dumping in the foundations of burned-out houses on Hamburg just north of E. McNichols for the past few weeks.
“They get the dumpsters full as they rent them out, and at nighttime, they back up over to these holes where there were two, huge basement holes, and they throw all their trash in the holes,” he said.
An alley separates the makeshift dumping ground from Allen’s repair shop Motor City Muffler.
“I’ve got a business to run and…