Should we send our garbage to another community or keep it here? The county commissioners will probably decide this in October. Ask candidates this Thursday at the forum!
This is a call to action! As you know, John and I create about 1 bag of trash a year. This is our third year accomplishing that and it has changed our life. It has changed the way we eat, the amount of stuff we buy, and made us rethink any purchase we do make. A lot of this was possible because we learned how to divert our food scraps from the landfill. It reduced about 40% of our trash and others have shared they have experienced the same impact on their waste stream. I recently received a campaign email from two county commission candidates and asked about the landfill decision. This is what I was sent in response: There will be a county commissioners workshop at 4pm on September 2 to receive a comprehensive report on the question of opening a new cell at the Landfill. No action will be taken that day but commissioners will have to make a decision fairly soon, probably in October. I [...]