Metro is going with the status quo in awarding new contracts to dispose of the Portland area's garbage.
The regional government announced Tuesday it will ink a 10-year contract to bury garbage collected at two Metro transfer centers at the Columbia Ridge Landfill near Arlington in Eastern Oregon. The landfill is owned by Waste Management. Metro also will sign a 10-year contract with Walsh Trucking Co. to haul that garbage on the 150-mile daily trek to the landfill.\
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