Rutherford County Could Award a Bid to a New Waste / Recycling Management Company Soon

Feb 24, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Talks of what to do with garbage that is generated by local residents in Rutherford County continue.

As heard in past newscast, the Middle Point Landfill has a life expectancy of six to eight years. After that time-frame, local garbage will no longer be dumped at the landfill in Walter Hill.

Over the next 30 to 60-days, Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron is hopeful to receive proposals from companies interested in managing waste AND recycling some of that waste to turn it into a viable product to help offset the cost of waste management. Ketron highlighted one company that maybe submitting a proposal...

If the county finds a solid solution to dealing with waste, the county could sign a contract within the year.

As for the Middle Point Landfill and the existing contract with Republic Services...

Rutherford County could award a bid to one or more waste and recycling companies within the next 30 to 60-days.

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