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Crews work to pack loose fill garbage into the Dickinson landfill Wednesday afternoon. Dickinson's recent growth has shortened the projected life of the landfill, requiring the city to expand the operation southeast of town.

Dickinson landfill’s life expectancy shortened by growth

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More people in an area means more trash. More trash means worn-out equipment and a landfill that will hit capacity sooner than expected.

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With the blessing of the Dickinson City Commission, the Dickinson Solid Waste Department will begin to look at expanding the landfill and changing up operations, moving away from the baler and into a 100 percent loose-fill operation.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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