Dickinson landfill’s life expectancy shortened by growth
More people in an area means more trash. More trash means worn-out equipment and a landfill that will hit capacity sooner than expected.
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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