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

Lewis County Solid Waste

 

February 24, 2022

Pictured, from left, are some of the hard-working landfill staff who make Lewis County's Recycling Program possible and so successful: Richard Nicholson, Charles Pendergrass, Anna Snow, County Mayor Jonah Keltner, Kris Reynolds, Michael Carroll, Director Jason Drum, Haley Skelton, and Russell Little.

The Lewis County Solid Waste Department had their best cardboard recycling month ever during the month of January 2022.

According to Solid Waste Director, Jason Drum, two tractor trailers loaded with baled cardboard were sent from the Transfer Station to Pratt Recycling during the month of January. One trailer had over 23 tons of cardboard, while the other had over 22 tons.

Lewis County Government received a payment of $7,636 from Pratt Recycling for all that cardboard. The county also saved $2,600 in garbage fees from those two loads, because the cardboard was recycled rather than hauled...



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