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Record numbers utilize hazardous waste collection day

WORLAND - The highest number of people participated in bringing items to the 2018 Washakie County R3 Coalition Ag and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday at the Worland area landfill

 

May 8, 2018

Karla Pomeroy

Tori Dietz, left, Connie Modzelewski and Karen Hepp work on going through paint at the Washakie County R3 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday at the Worland area landfill.

WORLAND - The highest number of people participated in bringing items to the 2018 Washakie County R3 Coalition Ag and Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day Saturday at the Worland area landfill.

Washakie County Weed and Pest Supervisor Jarrod Glanz said, "We had by far more people than we've ever had." He added that with only a handful of volunteers, less than 20, it "made for a very long day."

Glanz said that in 2016, they had 74 vehicles come through the hazardous waste collection day dropping off pesticides, used paint, household chemicals, oil, batteries and more. This year there wer...



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