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Working waste into worth


October 29, 2020

An estimated 75 tons of yard waste was burned last week by Pine Haven’s Public Works Director Sunny Schell with the assistance of volunteer fire crew Chief Don Lancaster, TJ Gideon, Bruce Lang and Ed Scott. This pile is usually burned once a year, as winter approaches and the danger of open flames lessens.

The ash from the burn will not be wasted as the council recently approved Schell’s plan to incorporate this waste material with other components to make compost.

“I’m going to separate the ash so that people can start putting their lawn clippings and leaves in one area and then I...

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