A Republic Services garbage truck prepares to unload 25 cubic yards (about 100 homes’ worth) of trash at the Ada County Landfill last April. An averageAda County resident generates almost 5 pounds of trash per day. A waste-stream analysis found recycling or composting could divert more than 50 percent of this trash from the landfill.
A Republic Services garbage truck prepares to unload 25 cubic yards (about 100 homes’ worth) of trash at the Ada County Landfill last April. An averageAda County resident generates almost 5 pounds of trash per day. A waste-stream analysis found recycling or composting could divert more than 50 percent of this trash from the landfill. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com
A Republic Services garbage truck prepares to unload 25 cubic yards (about 100 homes’ worth) of trash at the Ada County Landfill last April. An averageAda County resident generates almost 5 pounds of trash per day. A waste-stream analysis found recycling or composting could divert more than 50 percent of this trash from the landfill. Kyle Green kgreen@idahostatesman.com

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