Recycling program likely will lead to higher trash bills

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Recycling program likely will lead to higher trash bills

Waste haulers face higher costs at landfill
A commercial hauler dumps a load of waste at the Montezuma County landfill. Disposal rates have increased to encourage recycling and to save money for $3 million in closure costs in 20 years.
Shak Powers shows the first plastic bottle bale collected for recycling at the Montezuma County Landfill.
Landfill Manager Shak Powers surveys items dumped at the landfill that still have some value and will now be sold to the public.

Recycling program likely will lead to higher trash bills

A commercial hauler dumps a load of waste at the Montezuma County landfill. Disposal rates have increased to encourage recycling and to save money for $3 million in closure costs in 20 years.
Shak Powers shows the first plastic bottle bale collected for recycling at the Montezuma County Landfill.
Landfill Manager Shak Powers surveys items dumped at the landfill that still have some value and will now be sold to the public.