Montgomery County to Save $15 Million with Solid Waste Disposal Agreement

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New agreement will save millions and allow for up to 85,000 tons of Montgomery County solid waste to be disposed of annually.

Montgomery County officials announced a joint solid waste transportation and disposal agreement that will save more than $15 million for Montgomery County over the next five years.

“The Montgomery County Commission is committed to exploring any possible tax-saving collaboration with other local governments. We all serve our citizens better if we work together to save money. This agreement shows the tangible benefits. Our citizens save $15 million dollars. This is how governments can work smarter,” said Montgomery County Commissioner Judy Dodge.

The new agreement takes effective on August 1, 2013. Compared to the previous agreement, the new agreement will allow for up to 85,000 tons of Montgomery County solid waste to be disposed of annually at a landfill in Dayton. The remaining 285,000 tons of solid waste from Montgomery County and a neighboring county will be disposed of at a landfill in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

The Montgomery County Solid Waste District serves all 28 municipalities in Montgomery County. For more information about district services, visit or call (937) 225-4999.

About Montgomery County Environmental Services:
Montgomery County Environmental Services provides solid waste, recycling, drinking water, and water reclamation services to the citizens of Montgomery County. The department also offers educational outreach to local schools, communities, and businesses that want to learn more about conservation and sustainability in the Miami Valley region.

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