The new 25,000-square-foot facility features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.
After three years of questioning whether the expansion of the landfill would violate a Dunmore height restriction, Friends of Lackawanna’s zoning challenge has reached Commonwealth Court.
The recycling center accepts plastic, glass and metal in addition to old furniture and other items that can be resold to raise funds for Meals on Wheels.
The new 10-acre cell has enough capacity to take in 440,000 tons of trash.
The expansion will extend the life of the landfill by more than 60 years.
The landfill is on track to reach capacity by December 2018, and the proposed expansion could extend the life of the landfill for decades.