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Cleveland, Tenn. Expects Increase in Illegal Dumping as Landfill Costs Surge

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Prices at the Bradley County Landfill in Tennessee are skyrocketing, prompting Cleveland city officials to prepare for a bump in illegal dumping.

Prices at the Bradley County Landfill in Tennessee are skyrocketing, prompting Cleveland city officials to prepare for a bump in illegal dumping.

The cost to dump a tire jumped from $1 to $10 at one point, but landfill operators say the price has dropped to $4.50. Dropping off a mattress costs $50, up from $20.

Cleveland officials are looking at their options when it comes to mitigating any illegal dumping that might occur.

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