landfill

GRRWA Joins IDNR Program
3:30 pm
Sun July 6, 2014

Landfill Boosting Environmental Efforts

The GRRWA will be expanding its environmental operations
Credit Jason Parrott / Tri States Public Radio

A Lee County landfill hopes to improve its operations and its bottom line.

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Rural & City Recycling Programs
1:33 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Recycling Efforts Increase In Tri-States

Galesburg Recycling Cart
Credit Screencap / Galesburg's website

Parts of the region are making more of an effort to go green.

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Save Landfill Space
6:44 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Waste Grinder to Extend Life of Landfill Near Fort Madison

The GRRWA will be adding a waste grinder in the coming days.

The Great River Regional Waste Authority’s Board of Directors has approved the purchase of a waste grinder.

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Switches monitoring firm
2:30 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Carthage Hopes to find Landfill Solution

Carthage City Hall

Carthage is hopeful a switch of contractors will lead to the end of its responsibility for the old municipal landfill.

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

Mayor Jim Nightingale hopes the firm brings " some new ideas out there that down the road we can present them to the EPA and get us out of the landfill business.”

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