Incorrectly using green dumpsters leads to landfill woes

 

Tonia Copeland

The liner covers the closed cell at the Kimball Municipal Landfill. The work, contracted by Z & S Construction, is nearly complete.

This landfill is a dump!

As local contractor Z & S Construction, along with subcontractors, cover the filled cell, landfill supervisor Jim Schulte is moving mountains to clear up needed topsoil and potentially make way for a future cell.

What Schulte is moving should have been a usable compost pile on the south side of the Kimball Landfill. Instead, it is an unusable heap of yard waste littered with household trash and more. It is the pile that was dumped out of the green dumpsters in Kimball's alleys.

Years ago green dumpsters were placed in the alleys alongside the brown ones for the...



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