Landfill plans to accept wood waste at discount

December 07, 1993

The Alpha Ridge Landfill in Marriottsville will offer a discount fee for commercial customers who wish to dump wood waste materials.

The waste materials that will be accepted are brush, small tree branches, leaves and grass, untreated construction lumber, Christmas trees that are free of tinsel, ornaments and stands and pallets.

Recyclable wood waste will be accepted from commercial customers for a tipping fee of $35 beginning today. The landfill charges a rate of $60 a ton.

The program is designed to boost the recycling rate, which is currently 18.4 percent.

Hours for accepting commercial waste are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday and from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Information: 313-2388.


* Lisbon: 3100 block of Cabin Run: Someone entered a home and stole an undetermined amount of cash sometime between Nov. 13 and Nov. 27.

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