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June 10, 2015

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Maryland County Expected to Outsource Solid Waste Operations

Harford County, Md., is planning to outsource its remaining solid waste operations, according to a report from the Baltimore Sun.

According to the report: 

The Harford Waste Disposal Center, which includes a landfill, composting operations for yard waste and a collection center for recyclable refuse, is located off Scarboro Road in the Street area, about 10 miles north of Bel Air.

County Director of Administration Billy Boniface confirmed he will be meeting with the employees at the landfill, but said it "wouldn't be right" to comment on it until after he talked to the employees.

Details on the planned outsourcing could not be confirmed Tuesday night; however, a county spokesperson acknowledged earlier this year that the Maryland Environmental Service, a self-supporting, state government backed entity run by former Harford county executive Jim Harkins, had made a presentation to the county regarding solid waste operations.

The county is in the midst of a cost-cutting process. For example, it offered an early retirement incentive that 73 employees have accepted. 

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David Bodamer

Executive Director, Content & User Engagement, Waste360

David Bodamer is Executive Director of Content & User Engagement for Waste360 and NREI. Bodamer joined Waste360 in January 2014. He has been with NREI since September 2011 and has been covering the commercial real estate sector since 1999 for Retail Traffic, Commercial Property News and Shopping Centers Today. He also previously worked for Civil Engineering magazine. His writings on real estate have also appeared in REP. and the Wall Street Journal’s online real estate news site. He has won multiple awards from the National Association of Real Estate Editors and is a past finalist for a Jesse H. Neal Award. 

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