Wake Up and Smell the Garbage!

Greensboro should start as soon as possible to develop a long-term solution to trash disposal.

We should not wait to see what someone else is going to do about the trash disposal problems in our area. The longer we wait, the less control we will have over the disposal method, the price and the availability of a facility location.

Hauling our household waste to a re-packaging facility and then paying to have it hauled off to who-knows-where is not a good solution.

In addition to the household trash problem, the construction and demolition waste in our landfill could be reduced by reuse, recycling and resource recovery.

We need a regional waste-to-energy facility. We need it as soon as possible. There are many clean, cost effective facilities in operation today and there is a seemingly unending source of fuel.

What do you think?

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