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Why do we send our garbage to Oregon?

Throughout our city’s history, Seattle has struggled to properly manage its waste. Garbage was burned or dumped in local ravines and Puget Sound. Dumps littered the Interbay, Montlake, Genesee, Haller Lake and South Park neighborhoods. In the 1980s, regional landfills filled up and were placed on the EPA’s Superfund cleanup… [ Keep reading ]