2016 National Drug Take-Back Day

National Drug Take-Back Day 2016 – Check for a location near you.

Proper medication disposal helps to:

– prevent accidental poisonings at home of children, elderly, and pets
– keep medications out of the water
– preserve the life of your septic because medication can hurt good bacteria

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2015 WV Educational Conference on Litter Control & Solid Waste Management.

Taylor County Solid Waste Authority attended the 2015 WV Educational Conference on Litter Control & Solid Waste Management training and educational sessions.

Sessions included an  Idea Swap & Roundtable Discussion, Recycling ‐ Making It Work In A Small Market,  DOH Adopt‐A‐Highway/DOH Wildflower Program,  and NASA’s Robotic Alliance Project.

The NASA First Lego League Competition Worldwide for 2015 is TrashTrek and WasteWise. The educational robotics competition final for the state will take place at Fairmont State University.

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EARTH DAY IS EVERYDAY in TAYLOR COUNTY

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Notice of Allied Waste Service/Republic Services Rate Increase and Charges

Notice of Allied Waste Service/Republic Services Rate Increase and Charges

Allied Waste of North America doing business as Republic Services of West Virginia has filed a rate increase and charges with the Public Service Commision of West Virginia for solid waste service customers in the Marion County, Harrison, Monongalia, Lewis, Taylor, and Upshur Counties.  The requested rate changes are only a proposal and any increase will not become effective until authorized and approved by the Public Service Commission.

THIS RATE CHANGE WILL NOT AFFECT RESIDENTS WITHIN THE CITY OF FAIRMONT.

A complete copy of the proposed rates, as well as a representative of the Company is available to all customers, prospective customers, or their agents at any of the following offices:

Allied Waste Services of North America, LLC D/B/A Republic Services of West Virginia

#2  12 th St. Fairmont, WV 26554

A copy of the proposed rates is available for public inspection at the office of the Executive Secretary of the Public Service Commision at 201 Brooks St, Charleston West Virginia.

Formal Complaints

Anyone who wants to protest the rate hikes or intervene must file a formal written protest before April 2, 2015. All protests should briefly state the resons for the protest or intervention.

According to WV Public Service Commmission Rules and Procedures:

Here is a link to the formal complaint form.

All Formal Complaints must be typewritten or printed on ONE SIDE of the paper only,

on paper no more than 81/2 inches wide and 11 inches long, and MUST BE SIGNED IN INK.
Additional information on separate one-sided sheets may be attached to the complaint.
The Formal Complaint Form 1 MUST BE NOTARIZED to be processed.

Send Form 1 to the attention of: Executive Secretary, Public Service Commission of West Virginia, 201 Brooks Street, P.O. Box 812, Charleston, West Virginia 25323 or by fax to 304- 340-0325 and follow-up by mailing the hard copy to the above address.

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Happy Birthday, Ben Franklin

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Coca-Cola: 100 Years of Recycling

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Happy Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day

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For more information on proper disposal and recycling, please check out our “How to Dispose of almost Everything” Handbook on our website.

 

 

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