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Board To Make Landfill Decision – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 9/30/2020 at 3:26pm

In November, the Board of Commissioners plans to make a decision on how the county will deal with its solid waste in the future.

The commissioners will decide whether to expand at the county landfill on Woodruff Road or build a transfer station somewhere in the county. A transfer station is basically a building, where garbage would be dropped off and is then taken to a landfill out of the county.

The county is facing deadlines on the decision. The existing permitted cells at the landfill are expected to reach capacity by May 2027. It takes between five-and-a-half and six years to get a ne...

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