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Plan to Burn Tulsa's Green Waste Would Delay Composting Option for Years

A trash board plan to burn curbside green waste would take a previous plan to invest in an active composting facility for Tulsa off the table.

The trash board’s proposed contract to burn green waste would run through at least 2022 with options to continue to 2026.

The move makes a compost facility for Tulsa unlikely during the contract period because it couldn’t rely on curbside green waste.

Paul White, Tulsa Authority for Recovery of Energy chairman, said the board expected to issue a revised invitation for bids this week, anticipating opening bids and choosing a vendor in December.

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