landfill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Cardboard Recycling For Laramie Businesses Will End In May http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/cardboard-recycling-laramie-businesses-will-end-may <p>ARK Regional Services will be shutting down their recycling program in Laramie in May, and&nbsp;that could leave a lot of local businesses with a big cardboard problem on their hands.&nbsp; Big Hollow Food Coop Manager, Marla Peterson, estimates that they fill the ARK recycling dumpster twice a week with cardboard.&nbsp; She says there’s no way the city’s smaller curbside bins could&nbsp;handle that kind of volume.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 15:01:49 +0000 Melodie Edwards 54140 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Cardboard Recycling For Laramie Businesses Will End In May Last day to recycle glass in Laramie http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/last-day-recycle-glass-laramie <p>Today is the last day Ark Regional Services in Laramie will accept glass for recycling.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 22:20:42 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 49237 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Last day to recycle glass in Laramie DEQ draft rule language worries landfill operators http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/deq-draft-rule-language-worries-landfill-operators <p></p><p>Wyoming counties are concerned about confusing language the state's Department of Environmental Quality has used in draft rules guiding the closure and relocation of leaking landfills.<br />&nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:14:36 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 48604 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DEQ draft rule language worries landfill operators Park County wants consistency, a level playing field for landfill operations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/park-county-wants-consistency-level-playing-field-landfill-operations <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Park County Board of Commissioners is concerned that its decision to comply with statewide environmental standards by building a new lined landfill cell will continue to take a financial toll on the County if the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality doesn’t act soon.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 22:11:02 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 48603 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Park County wants consistency, a level playing field for landfill operations DEQ seeks state support to move forward with landfill closures http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/deq-seeks-state-support-move-forward-landfill-closures <p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:41:51 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 47839 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DEQ seeks state support to move forward with landfill closures Trade associations push for increased landfill diversion http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/trade-associations-push-increased-landfill-diversion <p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 00:28:03 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 47838 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Trade associations push for increased landfill diversion Wyoming landfill legislation should improve water quality despite decades-long delay http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-landfill-legislation-should-improve-water-quality-despite-decades-long-delay <p></p><p></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 23:04:49 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 40422 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming landfill legislation should improve water quality despite decades-long delay Casper yard waste ban begins this week http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/casper-yard-waste-ban-begins-week <p>Casper residents should think twice before tossing yard clippings in the garbage. In May, the city will begin implementing its ban on putting yard waste in dumpsters to be landfilledas a cost cutting measure.</p><p>Casper has a composting program that turns yard waste into wood chips and compost for soil, but branches, grass, leaves and other organic matter still make up about 18-percent of what the city pays to put in the landfill.</p> Mon, 30 Apr 2012 12:18:06 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 23318 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Casper yard waste ban begins this week Carcinogen Found Near Old Teton County Landfill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/carcinogen-found-near-old-teton-county-landfill <p>Teton County officials say they&#39;ve detected a carcinogenic chemical in groundwater near an old landfill.</p><p>County Engineer Sean O&#39;Malley says methylene chloride has been turning up for the past two years in monitoring wells near the landfill in Horsethief Canyon. The dump operated from the 1950s until the late 1980s.</p><p>State standards allow up to 5 parts per billion of methylene chloride in water samples. A test in October showed water from a monitoring well had 28 parts per billion of the chemical.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:41:29 +0000 The Associated Press 19153 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Carcinogen Found Near Old Teton County Landfill