The Mystery of the Disappearing Trash by Laura K Marshall
Approx. 2,290 words.
Published on April 24, 2012.
The residents of Drivelmort, loved their gardens and composted whatever they could, but there was always trash left behind. The trash piles grew and grew. One night Ed put a pile on the front curb and the next morning it was gone. Ed told his good friend Stan what had happened. The two men decided they would find out who was taking the trash. Follow the clues with Ed and Stan to solve the mystery.