Topic: Bi-County Solid Waste Management
Montgomery County, TN – As Bi-County Solid Waste Management works to get additional landfill airspace permitted, it seems like a good time to educate the community on its operations
Bi-County landfill is currently undergoing some challenges with permitted air space. Since people are paying attention to what is happening with the landfill we thought we would take this opportunity to share Facts with the public. We will do this with our Myth and Fact starting out with rumors and clarifying it with a Fact.
Montgomery County, TN – The decision was made in 2012 for Bi-County Solid Waste Management (SWM) to accept and haul refuse from neighboring counties. As of May 1st, 2016, Bi-County SWM will not accept or haul any refuse from outside Stewart and Montgomery Counties until further notice.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett states, “We have recently become aware that our landfill expansion permit has not yet been issued. Without the ability to expand our current landfill capacity, we cannot accommodate the neighboring counties and still leave room for the disposal needs of our own citizens.”
Clarksville, TN – If your business has 10 or more employees, owns or maintains a building at least 3,000 square feet or meets any of the other three criteria described in the Mercury Disposal Control Act, ( www.tn.gov/environment/solid-waste/solid-waste_mercury-disposal.shtml ), it is illegal to throw away fluorescent lightbulbs or other mercury-added disposal projects.
Bi-County Solid Waste Management can help you properly and legally dispose of your lightbulbs. Call 931.648.5751 for assistance.
In addition, a list of companies outside the community that can accept the bulbs is listed at the bottom of the www.tn.gov website.
Montgomery County, TN – Clarksville-Montgomery County School System (CMCSS) will be among a small handful of districts nationwide to receive an honorable mention at the National School Boards Association Magna Awards ceremony this week.
CMCSS joined four other districts in Georgia, California, South Carolina and Louisiana in being honored for “taking bold and innovative steps to improve the lives of their students and their communities.”
Montgomery County, TN – The latest business to earn Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified and host a Green Ribbon Cutting is the Tree of Life Center.
Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett, City of Clarksville Chief of Staff Bill Harpel, standing in for Clarksville Mayor McMillan, and Chamber of Commerce Director Melinda Shepard were there to congratulate the owner and employees for their work.
Montgomery County, TN – Bi-County Solid Waste Management, in conjunction with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, will host a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day on Saturday, September 13th from 8:00am to 1:00pm at the transfer station parking area, located at 1230 Highway Drive.
The collection site will accept items such as household cleaners, herbicides, pesticides, gasoline, transmission fluid, pool chemicals, etc. This event is established to protect the environment and sanitation workers by keeping these items out of the regular trash and landfill. «Read the rest of this article»
Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (CEMC) becomes Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certified
Montgomery County, TN – The latest business to complete requirements for Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification and host a Green Ribbon Cutting is Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation (CEMC).
Montgomery County, TN – The first class of 2014 completed the Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification Program (CMCGCP) workshops. The group began in January and concluded a series of three workshops that lasted approximately three hours each in March.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County is hosting a Household Hazardous Waste and Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Collection Event on Saturday, March 22nd from 8:00am to 1:00pm at Veterans Plaza located at 350 Pageant Lane in Clarksville.
Any Tennessee resident may participate.
Montgomery County, TN – The latest business to celebrate their Clarksville-Montgomery County Green Certification is Budweiser of Clarksville, owned by the Hand family of Clarksville.
Charles Hand, Chairman of the Board of Hand Family Companies, has a history of taking care of the environment. For decades, Hand has been doing his part to keep our community clean. His actions carried over to his family businesses when the Company began participating in the Adopt-A-Highway Program in the early 1990s, and the efforts have been growing ever since.
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