I live within a mile of a large landfill. So this recent bulletin was welcome news for my community. A benefit of our economic woes.
"County officials have spent years trying to get you to reduce the amount of garbage you generate. It now appears the declining economy was able to accomplish that in a matter of months...King County Waste Solid Waste Managers say they are in the middle of sudden and steep decline in the amount of trash coming into to their transfer stations and landfill... loads are down from about 170 per day to 130. " Gary Chittum King 5 News