UPDATE

Tornado Recovery: Solid waste district extends disposal fee reduction

Published: Thursday, August 01, 2019 @ 8:07 PM

Brookville sustained damage from one of 15 tornadoes spawned during strong storms on Memorial Day 2019.
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Brookville sustained damage from one of 15 tornadoes spawned during strong storms on Memorial Day 2019.(STAFF FILE)

A 20 percent reduction in disposal fees at the Montgomery County Solid Waste District Transfer Station has been extended for those affected by the Memorial Day tornadoes.

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Also, all yard waste and brush disposal will continue to be free to Montgomery County residents. 

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The reduction in disposal costs will be until Oct. 28, with Montgomery County and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency waiving some fees for tornado victims. 

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Normal operating hours for the transfer station at 1001 Encrete Lane in Moraine are: 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and closed Sunday.

Yard waste, brush, trash, construction and demolition debris: 

  • Yard waste must be clean and free of debris/trash, no larger than 24-inch diameter pieces and no stumps. Contractors will be charged at $36/ton for yard waste and brush disposal. 
  • Residents should continue putting yard waste and brush debris at the curb. Local jurisdictions, private haulers and volunteers are helping to remove yard waste and brush and taking it to the appropriate location. 
  • Construction and demolition material can be dropped off for a fee at the Solid Waste District in Moraine.

More information can be found at www.mcswd.org or by calling 937-225-4999.