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Competing For Trash: The Hidden Landfills Of The Columbia River Gorge

Northwest News Network | Sept. 24, 2017 11:45 a.m.

Every weekday, 50 to 60 semi-trucks pull off the interstate at Arlington, Oregon, and head up to the Columbia Ridge Landfill with Portland's garbage. Seattle and Kitsap County's also goes there, but by train.

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The Garbage Business

OPB | Aug. 3, 2010 9 a.m.

What role does garbage play in the economy of rural Northwest communities?