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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Where does transfer station recycling go?


Last updated 1/14/2021 at 11:25am

Drew Lawson | The Times

Lincoln County Transfer Station operator Todd Goodall sorts through recyclable materials Jan. 5. The transfer station can take all kinds of recycling, but where they end up depends on the material.

DAVENPORT-The explanation of where solid waste goes after being dropped off at the Lincoln County Transfer station is fairly straightforward: It is loaded onto a train, transported to Spokane and then redirected to Roosevelt Regional Landfill in Klickitat County.

However, where does the recycled material go?

The answer depends on what type of material is in play.

Scrap metal "usually" goes to Schnitzer Steel Industries, which has locations the transfer station gives the metal to in Burbank and Tacoma.

"We also gave a load recently to Metro Metals in Portland," transfer station solid was...

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