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State regulators tell WasteWise to increase rate hike request

State regulators tell WasteWise to increase rate hike request

By Ann McCreary

WasteWise Methow, the valley’s garbage collection business, has been directed by state utilities regulators to increase the amount requested in a …

Editorials: June 4, 2014

Editorials: June 4, 2014

Catching up on picking up Most people probably don’t realize that whatever they pay for having garbage picked up, the company doing the collecting doesn’t set its own prices. The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (UTC), among its other regulatory and oversight dealings, sets the rates for garbage haulers. To raise rates, a garbage hauler...
WasteWise requests rate hike from state

WasteWise requests rate hike from state

By Ann McCreary
Garbage collection rates in the Methow Valley will increase this summer if a rate change requested by WasteWise Methow is granted by …
Sorting it out for Earth Day

Sorting it out for Earth Day

Methow Recycles Plant Manager Susan Ernsdorff, left, WasteWise Methow owner Casey Bouchard, and volunteer litter picker-uppers Jane Hubrig and Kris Borgias sort litter picked up off valley roadsides on Saturday at the Winthrop Town Trailhead

Got plastic? You can recycle more of it now

Methow Recycles and WasteWise are now able to recycle a much wider variety of plastic products as well as milk, juice and soup boxes. “The most frequently heard question from Methow Recycles’ customers is, ‘why can’t I recycle my yogurt tubs, lettuce boxes and milk cartons,’” said Susan Ernsdorff, plant manager for Methow Recycles. Now...
WasteWise bills see small hike

WasteWise bills see small hike

By Don Nelson
Customers of WasteWise will see small increases in their next bills