Republic Services

Construction to Begin on Walter Hill Outdoor STEAM Classroom, Learning Center to Honor Legacy of Beloved Teacher

May 17, 2024 at 12:10 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Officials from Walter Hill Elementary School, Rutherford County Schools and Republic Services will gather on May 16 to celebrate the groundbre.... Read More

Mike Classen Talks With RECYCLE RUTHERFORD Monday Night

Oct 19, 2023 at 06:14 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) If you are concerned about our environment, you need to attend Recycle Rutherford's ANNUAL FALL MEETING at 7:00PM this coming Monday evening (10/23/2023) at The.... 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

Republic Services Will Convert Wasted Gas Burn-Off

Sep 04, 2023 at 11:26 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Middle Point Landfill's General Manager Mike Classen told WGNS in an exclusive interview that Republic Services has received approval from Rutherford County to.... 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

UPDATE: Middle Point Landfill Confirms Willingness to Absorb Cost of March 31 - April 1 Tornado Debris Disposal Made by the County

Jul 27, 2023 at 11:31 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – WGNS has an update on the disposal of storm debris in Rutherford County and why the county mayor was surprised to receive a bill for the waste be.... Read More
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Middle Point Landfill Said They Were Prepared to Absorb the Cost of Tornado Debris, But Sent Rutherford County a $100,000+ Bill

Jul 27, 2023 at 12:10 am by WGNS News

UPDATE: See the UPDATED News Story on this subject HERE. Previous News Article - Earlier this year on March 31st and into the early morning hours of April 1st, tornadoes.... 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

Middle Point Proposes To Re-Negotiate, Create Renewable Natural Gas Facility, Save Public $

May 29, 2023 at 11:06 am by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN) Middle Point Landfill's General Manager Mike Classen told WGNS News that the citizens would be better-off if the City of Murfreesboro and Rutherford Cou.... Read More

Murfreesboro has notified Republic Services of new contaminated spring on bank of East Fork Stones River

Dec 21, 2022 at 07:53 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On November 21, 2022, the City of Murfreesboro gave written notice to Republic Services that a new contaminated spring has been found on the b.... 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

Mayor McFarland Says We're Almost There On Landfill Solution

Nov 09, 2022 at 08:58 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  Republic Services' Middle Point Landfill on Jefferson Pike continues in the news, but this time Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has a hint of there.... Read More

Bumper-To-Bumper Traffic Inside Middle Point Landfill

Nov 05, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN) There is actually bumper-to-bumper traffic inside the Middle Point Landfill as trailer trucks and dump trucks slowly wind their way up the two-lane.... Read More

Republic Files "Motions To Dismiss" Against City's Federal Lawsuit Against Them

Oct 08, 2022 at 07:24 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  NewsRadio WGNS works to give all views on stories so that the public can form opinions based on information from all. The information in this story i.... 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

Murfreesboro announces opposition to proposed Middle Point Landfill Class Action Settlement; Odor Control Measures Required of BFI/Republic Services Unlikely to Fix Odor Problems

Jan 14, 2022 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — People who live around Middle Point Landfill are all too familiar with the noxious odors that have persistently emanated from the landfill for.... Read More

A Denied Request to Expand the Landfill and Talks of Solving a Growing Waste Problem in Rutherford County Continue

Oct 25, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Discussions about a denied request for the Middle Point Landfill to expand continue.  Earlier this year on July 9th,  the Central Tennessee Region Solid Wast.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Comments on BFI Lawsuit Over Expansion Request to the State

Aug 12, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The issue of the landfill in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County continues to plague residents and government officials. As many realize, the current landfill has a life.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Rutherford County Narrows List of 9 Recycling Contract Proposals Down to 4 Possibilities

May 26, 2021 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

The local government continues to look for new ways to deal with trash, in an effort to curb the use of the landfill located in the Walterhill area.A total of nine companies.... Read More