UPRSWDD develops plan for animal disposal

Solid waste district to run pilot program for offal composting in Encampment

A week after holding their regular meeting at the Riverside Town Hall, the Upper Platte River Solid Waste Disposal District (UPRSWDD) returned to the building on May 12 for a workshop on how to move forward with the disposal of animal carcasses following the landfill closure in Saratoga.

The transfer station outside Saratoga has been operational for nearly three years. Since then, the municipal solid waste (MSW) of users of the site has been transported elsewhere while construction and demolition (CD) debris is disposed of on the site. In that time, residents and meat processors have also been...


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