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Citing Financial Losses, Bristol, Vt., To Close Its Unlined Landfill

Citing Financial Losses, Bristol, Vt., To Close Its Unlined Landfill

Saturday was the last day that people in Bristol, Vermont, could take their trash to the town landfill. The unlined dump is shutting down after nearly 100 years of operation. 

The town was losing money on the landfill as residents recycle more of their refuse.

Like many people in Bristol, for Ken Thompson, a Saturday trip to the landfill is about socializing as much as it is about getting rid of trash.

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