Mayor Joe Carr Declared the Entire Week as Garbage Man Week

Jun 17, 2024 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - As the nation celebrates June 17th as “National Garbage Man Day,” Mayor Joe Carr declared the entire week as Garbage Man Week in Ruthe.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill’s $70M Renewable Natural Gas Site

Mar 21, 2024 at 07:16 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Middle Point Landfill operators have broken ground on an approximately $70 million renewable natural gas (RNG) site on the west side of the landfill property, a.... Read More
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Pioneering Progress: Rutherford County's New Transfer Station Breaks Ground

Feb 27, 2024 at 06:15 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County reached a significant milestone on Tuesday with the groundbreaking ceremony for a 12,500-square foot transfer station, loca.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill’s Community Open Houses Reveal Common Concerns Over Waste Disposal

Dec 11, 2023 at 08:39 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County,  TN  -  Middle Point Landfill has recently concluded a series of community open houses across Rutherford County to provide information and to.... Read More

REMINDER: Middle Point Landfill Open House on Wednesday Evening from 5 to 7PM

Sep 19, 2023 at 11:23 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The operators of the Middle Point Landfill will hold an open house event on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 in the MTSU North Commons, ou.... Read More

Open house at Oaklands Mansion on September 13, 5-7p.m.

Sep 12, 2023 at 04:53 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Point Landfill announces additional open houses at Oaklands Mansion on Sept. 13 and at MTSU on Sept. 20. The Oaklands Mansion is locat.... Read More

Open House Meeting Set by Middle Point Landfill, As Murfreesboro Mayor Publicly Says Landfill Should Stop Taking Trash from Outside of Rutherford County

Aug 09, 2023 at 07:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Point Landfill will host its third community open house at Elk Lodge, 2406 Halls Hill Pike, Murfreesboro, 5-7 p.m., Monday, August.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Announces Second Open House

Jul 25, 2023 at 07:07 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Middle Point Landfill will host its second community open house in the Rosenwald Community Center at Hilltop-Rosenwald Park, 565 Mas.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council approves Solid Waste Fee Adjustment

Jun 19, 2023 at 02:34 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, May 18, 2023, to support continued adjustments in the Solid Waste Fee Structure toward a.... Read More

Council approves Solid Waste Fee Adjustment; Customers advised $2 collection fee increase effective July 1, 2023

May 18, 2023 at 09:10 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, May 18, 2023, to support continued adjustments in the Solid Waste Fee Structure toward a self-su.... Read More

Topic: The Middle Point Landfill with Guest Mike Classen, General Manager of the Landfill in Rutherford County

Jan 24, 2023 at 02:11 pm by WGNS News

Middle Point Landfill General Manager Mike Classen was on the air with WGNS' Scott Walker on Tuesday and talked about a variety of subjects dealing with the life of the land.... Read More

Council Oks Design Contract for WastAway biogas facility solid waste solution

Jan 05, 2023 at 08:32 pm by WGNS News

  Above: A four-minute video on the Project Agreement in Murfreesboro. MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (Jan. 5) approve.... Read More

Tennessee Does Not Rank Well With Waste Management

Dec 01, 2022 at 05:48 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) As many people know, Rutherford County has been in the midst of an ongoing problem on deciding what to do about waste as the life of the landfill is re.... Read More

Future of the Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County - Mayor Says Transfer Station for Trash in Planning Stages

Nov 30, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The Middle Point Landfill continues to be an ongoing concern, as it is nearing capacity... That was Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr who further elabor.... Read More

Solid Waste SmartTrucks use Routeware software to track service in Murfreesboro

Oct 27, 2022 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The City of Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department has innovative technology to help meet growing demands in the waste industry. “We start.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Responds to Litigation from City - Filing Two Motions to Dismiss Lawsuit

Oct 07, 2022 at 12:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN - Shortly after the City of Murfreesboro moved forward with a federal lawsuit against the operators of the Middle Point Landfill, the operators of the.... Read More

Newly Elected Mayor Speculates Landfill in Rutherford County Could Close Within 3-Years

Sep 28, 2022 at 11:03 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill may have a shorter lifespan than expected. During a report filed less than a year ago, it was in.... Read More

Rutherford County Nears Partial Solution in Eliminating Huge Percentage of Waste Going to the Middle Point Landfill

Jul 13, 2022 at 07:40 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on solutions to the growing waste generated in Rutherford County, which has been an ongoing battle as the lifespan of the Middle Point Landfill grows sho.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Concerns and Suggestions by Rutherford County - Continue

Jun 13, 2022 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) - The struggle over what to do with the aging Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County continues, but concerns by both the city and county may not be pr.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board Passes Resolution #3

Apr 26, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

(McMinnville)  The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board met in McMinnville Monday evening (4/25/2022) and passed Resolution #3. This moves efforts to con.... Read More