Cities could benefit from exploring solid waste options
In Our Opinion
There are going to be several changes happening throughout the West Plains in the next several years and one of them revolves around the matter of solid waste.
The city of Spokane has transferred control of the regional solid waste system and transfer stations to Spokane County, who will take the reins starting in November.
The county wants to get into the business of solid waste because as the regional government, they feel qualified to run it, and they sent out requests for proposals (RFP) for businesses to oversee the transfer stations and the system.
Spokane will keep the incinerator...