Tonnes of Trash
Prince George, B.C. – The Regional District of Fraser Fort George will be talking trash this afternoon.
The monthly meeting of the Board of Directors will review the 2015 annual operating report of the Foothills Landfill.
Nearly 98 thousand tonnes of material arrived at the Foothills facility in 2015. That’s about 8 thousand tonnes less than had been handled in the previous year.
Of the material received in 2015, nearly 25% was diverted through recycling, onsite use as cover material or compost.
Just under 74 thousand tonnes was buried at the Foothills site in 2015, and that means there is good news for the lifespan of the landfill. Based on the most recent figures, its expected the lifespan of cell 1 ( the current fill area) will extend beyond 2027.
7,2916 tonnes of yard and garden waste were received in 2015 , that is an increase of nearly a thousand tonnes over the yard and garden waste handling in 2014.