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

Lewis County Government continues to invest in recycling


October 7, 2021

A new baling machine was recently installed at the Lewis County Transfer Station, and it is able to produce almost twice the amount of compacted material when compared to the landfill's other two balers.

According to Lewis County Mayor Jonah Keltner, "The new baler was purchased during the previous fiscal year for approximately $16,000 with funds that were leftover in the 2020-2021 budget. And based on the current market, this baler will pay for itself within just a few months".

"For instance, the County's last tractor trailer load of recycled cardboard contained 23.76 tons and sold for $18...

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