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Rutherford Co. Landfill Reaches Capacity

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Posted at 3:10 PM, Feb 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-21 17:05:40-05

The Rutherford County Landfill has reached capacity and will be closed by Friday to evaluate any possible remaining space.

Officials with the Solid Waste Department said they don't want to go over the limit or else they would be fined.

Rutherford County Landfill To Close As More Trash Comes In

No word was given on when or if it'll reopen.

Businesses needed to dump construction or demolition materials will be forced to go to Middle Point Landfill. Residents can take small amounts materials (two wheelbarrows full) to recycling centers.

The Solid Waste Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday to discuss the future of the landfills.