An increase in the tipping fee at SEMCO Landfill has Washington’s Mayor urging residents to utilize the city’s recycling services. Sandra Johnson says it can save both the city and its residents money. She’s urging people to keep things like paper, clear glass and milk jugs separated from regular trash. Johnson says the city can provide a recycling cart to property owners free of charge. SEMCO’s tipping fee recently went from $45 to $50. The city of Washington and Washington County share the cost of the local recycling facility.
(Photo: SEMCO Landfill KCII stock photo)