Landfill condition

Dear Editor:
I had to go to the Archuleta County landfill this past Saturday which I had not done in some time and was appalled by the condition of the facility. So appalled that I was moved to write this letter. First, we could not turn in to the landfill as we had to wait for a vehicle that was leaving as the road to access the area where you can dump your items is only wide enough for one vehicle. As you travel up this little path to the dumping pad you are greeted by various piles of open debris, some construction debris and some tree and wood waste but what was particularly disturbing was the large field of open trash.

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This story was posted on September 12, 2019.