April 18, 2014

Landfill capacity could last beyond 2027

A Gardner Disposal employee rides through town on the side of a garbage truck last August.County officials approved new regulations because the landfillwas reaching capacity, but a new study suggests otherwise. File photo

Danedri Thompson
dthompson@gardnernews.com

The Johnson County Landfill’s life may be extended.

Just last year, the Johnson County Board of Commissioners adopted new

countywide solid waste regulations, in part, because estimates suggested the landfill would reach capacity and close by 2027.…