Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Recycle, Pretty Please


A joint effort between employees at the Transfer Station, local businesses and citizens has set in motion a reduction in the amount of trash Lewis County taxpayers pay to have removed each week.

Recycling of cardboard, paper, plastics and metals has increased county-wide, resulting in a savings of at least $4,000 in May.

For comparison, for May 2019 Lewis County paid approximately $35,000 to have household waste transported to the Decatur County landfill.

In May 2020, even with fees nearly doubled for transportation of household trash to Lewisburg, Lewis County’s invoice for hauling plu...

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