Three Northland Landfills Offering Free or Reduced Rates on Flood Waste

By KBJR News 1

Three Northland Landfills Offering Free or Reduced Rates on Flood Waste

June 22, 2012 Updated Jul 2, 2012 at 1:57 PM CDT

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Northland residents can take advantage of free or reduced disposal services while cleaning up their flood–damaged homes.

The Moccasin Mike Landfill is allowing Douglas County residents to drop off flood debris at no charge.

Flood damaged items may be dropped off Monday, June 25, through Monday, July 9 including Saturdays during normal business hours.

The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District will waive disposal fees for flood damaged household materials at the Materials Recovery Center on Rice Lake Road through Monday June 25, 2012.

Shamrock Landfill in Cloquet is also accepting storm–related waste at a special rate of $6.50 per cubic yard for Carlton County residents.

A separate program allows residents of the City of Cloquet to bring their storm–related waste to the landfill without charge.
Certain items will not be accepted. It's best to call ahead of time.

The City of Duluth has also opened the spring Road Sand Collection sites for homeowners to use for sand and gravel left behind by the storms. The collection sites are marked with black silt fencing and a sign.

They are open to all Duluth residents to dump road sand from their yards, sidewalks, curbs, and gutters. Sites are located at the following locations:
- 34the Ave East and Valley Drive
- Chester Bowl
- Duluth Heights Community Club
- Lester Park
- Piedmont Community Center
- Stowe School
- Wheeler Field
- Woodland Community Center

Posted to the web by Krista Burns