The Wellford Landfill in Spartanburg County, S.C., will undergo a $2.8 million expansion in 2018 to keep up with the increase in waste production that will come along with the county’s growing population. The expansion, which will extend the landfill’s life by 25 years, will be built out in five phases.
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Spartanburg County is growing, but with more people comes more trash.
The population is projected to increase 11 percent through 2030, sending more waste to private and public landfills in the region.
To help stay ahead of the growth, the Wellford landfill is planning an expansion in 2018.