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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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Arlington Landfill Working To Keep Portland's Trash

East Oregonian | Feb. 3, 2017 12:39 p.m.

For nearly 30 years, trash day in Portland has meant payday in rural Gilliam County. But Portland is now considering different alternatives for disposing of its solid waste.

Communities | Sustainability | Environment

Oregonians Sending More Trash To The Landfill

OPB/EarthFix | Nov. 7, 2016 3:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Oregon saw an increase in the amount of trash produced, while recycling and composting rates declined. 

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West Linn Tidings: Vets Air Grievances As Issues Pile Up

Pamplin Media Group | Nov. 19, 2013 9:56 p.m. | West Linn, Ore.

When Daniel Larsen stood to speak at a mid-October town hall meeting hosted by U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader, it wasn’t to voice a complaint about the recent government shutdown or to discuss Second Amendment rights.

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How Some Chefs Have Stopped Cooking So Much Salmon And Learned To Love Trash Fish

OPB | Nov. 11, 2013 12:40 p.m.

MONDAY: Some chefs and environmentalists are joining together to get people to eat lesser known seafood known as "trash fish."