Stevens County Works to Maintain, Expand Landfill in Kettle Falls

A recent update to the Stevens County Solid Waste Management plan will allow the system to function mostly the same as present for the next five years, with a slight increase in tippage fees slated to begin in 2016.The solid waste management plan, which is updated every five years, was recently reviewed by the county commissioners with input from staff. Solid Waste Manager Dennis Durbin said the main hub of the solid waste program, the county landfill at Kettle Falls, still has a long lifespan and is anticipated to last until 2054. Access to the landfill is important to the county’s 43,700 residents, as only 9,665 live in incorporated areas and only 20 perce

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