Proposal to Expand Tontitown Landfill

Waste Management Inc. wants to expand their 60 plus acre garbage mound at Tontitown (Arkansas) by another 70 acres, despite neighbors’ complaints about odor, flooding, and decreasing property value. Public comments are due by May 3rd. I was told by Boston Mtn....

Who Wins When We Waste?

Take a minute and really think about that question. Discuss it with a friend. Each of you name five different entities that win when we waste. In Northwest Arkansas, Waste Management (WM) Inc., owners of the Tontitown landfill win, financially, every time we throw...

There he is again, the elephant in the recycle bin!

When garbage haulers took over curbside collection, valuable recyclables started being handled the same way as garbage.  Instead of writing contracts that required segregated trough trucks for recyclables, municipalities allowed the recyclables to be tossed all...
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