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

Rep. Bryan Terry Files Legislation Requiring Local Support for Any Landfill Expansion

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD(R-Murfreesboro) has filed legislation to require a letter of support from local governments for any application to expand or modify an existing.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Planning Board seeking additional evidence related to Middle Point Landfill expansion application

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pursuant to a recent court ruling by the Chancery Court in BFI vs. Regional Board, the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board i.... Read More

Rutherford County and City of Murfreesboro Opt Out of BFI Class Action Settlement

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county will also be opting out of a class action lawsuit settlement from BFI Waste System.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Moves Closer to Partnerships in Recycling with at least Two Companies

Nov 30, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron updated the community on new ways to handle waste, debris and more after several companies throughout the country submitted proposals on ho.... Read More

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