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Memphis, Mo., Pursuing Transfer Station to Reduce Costly Trips to Landfill

Memphis, Mo., Pursuing Transfer Station to Reduce Costly Trips to Landfill

With an odometer tally of roughly 150 miles round trip, the daily delivery of the city’s trash collections to the landfill in Macon is a costly part of doing business.

At the September 3rd meeting of the Memphis City Council, Superintendent Roy Monroe reported the possibility of creating a local transfer station that ultimately could reduce the number of trips to the landfill.

Monroe reported progress in meetings with representatives of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources regarding the possibility of the creation of a local transfer site, which possibly could be used to allow the city to utilize a higher capacity trailer or other type of hauler. The local collection truck would be emptied into this larger unit, which would require fewer trips to the landfill for the city’s trash truck.

Continue reading at the Memphis Democrat

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