County starts to weigh next 10-year solid waste contract
February 11, 2021
COLFAX — The Whitman County Public Works department is beginning the process to renew, change or opt out of its 10-year contract for the hauling of municipal solid waste to a landfill outside Roosevelt, Wash.
The current contract, with Republic Services, will expire in June 2022. A renewal would come with a not-yet-determined price increase. The county will have the option to also go through a process of competitive bids open to other providers.
For the past eight years, nearly all of the household garbage of Whitman County has been put into containers at the local waste transfer station...