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Talking Trash: A Visit To The County Landfill

Series: Talking Trash | Story 2

Last updated 10/4/2018 at 1:36pm

A view of the landfill from the top of a previously closed cell. (Times photos by Willow Walker)

As noted last week, The Transylvania Times is publishing a series of articles that will provide an in-depth look at what happens to the waste and recyclable materials that are discarded in Transylvania County.

Since roughly 81 percent of materials discarded in the county in the last year were deposited in the landfill for the long term, it seemed like the best place to start our series.

I visited our county landfill for the first time this August, located at 500 Howell Road in Brevard.

There are two ways to get to the landfill: from the Rosman side on Old Toxaway Road or from U.S. 64 vi...

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