Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.
The landfill is getting a baby brother.
Competitors say ten years for a refuse contract is unprecedented among St. Louis County municipalities.
Some people may get a jolt when they find out what it costs if they choose to recycle, instead of sending those batteries to the landfill.
The three firms sued the county in 2008 when the county hired a single hauler for each of eight trash districts.
Burning or burial are the preferred methods for disposal.