EPA Releases Bold National Strategy to Transform Recycling in America

Nov 15, 2021 at 02:41 pm by WGNS

On Monday (11/15/2021), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the 2021 National Recycling Strategy to tackle major recycling challenges facing the.... 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

Effective November 1: Rutherford County Haley Road Recycling Center Will Accept Credit Card Payments for Electronic Scrap

Sep 23, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(September 23, 2021) Rutherford County’s Haley Road Recycling Center will begin accepting all major credit cards for electronic scrap dr.... Read More

SAVE THE DATE: Rutherford County Hosts FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection November 6

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (September 13, 2021)—Rutherford County will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collections (HHW) on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Items can be tak.... Read More

Rutherford County Solid Waste Advises on Proper Latex Paint Disposal

Aug 23, 2021 at 09:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Solid Waste advises the community on the proper way to dispose of latex paint.  “If you have latex paint, no center wi.... 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

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.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announces new renewable green energy option

Nov 18, 2020 at 08:30 am by WGNS

No doubt about it – renewable green energy options are important to an increasing number of people around the globe.“We want to give our members more options when.... Read More

New Electric Program Let's Consumer Buy Renewable Enerergy for your Home Locally

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:02 am by WGNS

Green Switch 100 is something new that is being offered to Middle Tennessee Electric customers in Rutherford County. MTEMC's Tim Sudduth explains…Sudduth told WGNS what.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle Point Landfill Smells and Finding a Solution to Rutherford County Waste

Oct 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

3.7 Thousand tons of waste is taken into the Middle Point Landfill annually in Rutherford County. The Walter Hill site includes 808 acres of land with 260 gas wells and 10 gro.... Read More