Misuse of Stevens County Drop-off Site Created Nuisance, Cost for City

The county recycling bin on the north end of Chewelah has been permanently removed after misuse of the site caused headaches and costs for Chewelah city staff. Mayor Dorothy Knauss said the bins were being misused and people were leaving garbage, appliances and other items which city staff then had to pick up and haul to the Stevens County landfill in Kettle Falls.“People were taking all sorts of garbage and dropping it off at the recycling bins; everything from appliances to old shower stalls and we had to send city crews out to clean it up,” Mayor Knauss explained. Due to the cost and staff time of having to clean up the site, the Chewelah City Council v

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