Why Some Landfills are Becoming Privatized, While Others Remain Public


Nearly half of landfills today are privately owned, with industry controlling 85 to 90 percent of permitted capacity. Increasingly, more municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are becoming privatized, now controlling the bulk of waste in the U.S. Today, about half of them are privately owned, with industry controlling 85 to 90 percent of permitted capacity, … More Why Some Landfills are Becoming Privatized, While Others Remain Public

Recycling is Big Business, but is it Profitable?


The news doesn’t appear to be good for the recycling industry. The front page of the Business & Finance section of the May 14, 2018, issue of the Wall Street Journal carried the headline, “Recycling Firms Hit by Crushing Economics,” and wrote in a sub-headline, “plunging prices for scrap paper, plastics prompt cities to send some … More Recycling is Big Business, but is it Profitable?

Crook County Landfill Manager Job Opening Announcement


Crook County Oregon’s Landfill Manager Job is available and applications are now being accepted. Click HERE to apply now! About Crook County Crook County is located in the center of the state, approximately three hours from Portland, Salem, Corvallis and Eugene.  Bend, the largest city in central Oregon, is approximately 40 minutes away. Geographically Crook … More Crook County Landfill Manager Job Opening Announcement