landfill http://tspr.org en Landfill Boosting Environmental Efforts http://tspr.org/post/landfill-boosting-environmental-efforts <p>A Lee County landfill hopes to improve its operations and its bottom line. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 20:30:56 +0000 Jason Parrott 56084 at http://tspr.org Landfill Boosting Environmental Efforts Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States http://tspr.org/post/recycling-efforts-increase-tri-states <p>Parts of the region are making more of an effort to go green. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:33:47 +0000 Emily Boyer & Jason Parrott 55760 at http://tspr.org Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States Waste Grinder to Extend Life of Landfill Near Fort Madison http://tspr.org/post/waste-grinder-extend-life-landfill-near-fort-madison <p>The Great River Regional Waste Authority’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of a waste grinder. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:44:54 +0000 Jason Parrott 55607 at http://tspr.org Waste Grinder to Extend Life of Landfill Near Fort Madison Carthage Hopes to find Landfill Solution http://tspr.org/post/carthage-hopes-find-landfill-solution <p>Carthage is hopeful a switch of contractors will lead to the end of its responsibility for the old municipal landfill.<br /><br />Indianapolis-based American Environment will take over monitoring the site. The company was the low bidder at $43,000 per year. It will also try to find a way to bring groundwater pollution levels into compliance with federal EPA regulations<br /><br />Mayor Jim Nightingale hopes the firm brings &quot; some new ideas out there that down the road we can present them to the EPA and get us out of the landfill business.&rdquo;<br /> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:30:59 +0000 James Lenz 14079 at http://tspr.org Carthage Hopes to find Landfill Solution