May 7, 2004
Mountain Home, Idaho -- Idaho Waste Systems (IWS) has begun a waste-by-rail service for municipal and industrial customers in the Pacific Northwest. IWS’ new Simco Regional Landfill is located in Elmore County, Idaho, and the company is using 8,000 feet of Union Pacific Railroad tracks, which run directly onto the site. The landfill features 2,200 acres and 420 million tons of air space. It is permitted to accept RCRA non-hazardous residential commercial and industrial waste, which includes municipal solid waste, construction and demolition debris, wood wastes, special wastes, asbestos, dewatered sludges, non-hazardous industrial waste, petroleum-contaminated soils and tires. For details, call (208) 796-2727.