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Daily Office Compost

It’s always great to have a blog topic that many find relevant. Most people have a few cups of coffee to start their day. As we finish each pot of coffee and look forward to the next day or get ready to make the next pot of coffee the following morning, what should we do with the leftover grounds? 243 more words

Educational Tools

Another "Designated" Solid Waste Pickup Site?

The Jefferson County Beer Party has to wonder if this is another one of those special “heavy trash collection” sites like the one along the feeder road near the apartments where the old driving range used to be?   42 more words

Jefferson County Beer Party

Let's talk recyling trash some more

I got some mixed responses from people who get all warm inside when they recycle.


New License Issuances – June 2014

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of June, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued 30 drinking water licenses, 3 wastewater licenses and 34 solid waste licenses. 38 more words


EPA Proposes Updates to New Landfills and Seeking Public Input for Existing Landfills

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing updates to its air standards for new municipal solid waste landfills. These updates would require certain landfills to capture additional landfill gas, which would reduce emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, and help further reduce pollution. 122 more words

News & Events

7 Generations Radio--Jefferson County Solid Waste and Recycling Program--June 28, 2014


Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Billie  Madert, Manager, Jefferson County Solid Waste

Discussion of the Jefferson County solid waste disposal and recycling program.