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Large Fires From Fargo Landfill And Moorhead Compost Site Calming Down, Smoke Remaining For Multiple Days

Both departments are prepared to return to the scene if anything changes.

FARGO-MOORHEAD, — Fires at both the Moorhead Compost Site and the Fargo Landfill had fire crews on the scene less than an hour apart. At the Moorhead site, crews say the fire was likely caused by wood chips that spread into the wood storage. In Fargo, crews say the fire was started by cutting work, creating sparks that spread to…

Clay County Wants To Take Jack Back

You will be able to dispose of your pumpkins at recycling centers across Clay County.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Clay County is encouraging people to help the environment by dropping off their pumpkins. County officials will take them to Doubting Thomas Farms. Workers there will compost them and turn them into beneficial soil additives. The compost program is a way for the community to get involved and keep the pumpkins out of the waste stream. “The…

Clay County is Reminding Residents to Recycle Pumpkins

Pumpkins will be composted at a local farmstead.

Moorhead, Minn.–Clay County is reminding residents to drop pumpkins off at four possible designated “Pumpkin Recycling” containers. The county says pumpkins cannot go into yard waste piles because they are organic waste. There are three recycling drop-offs located at 700 15th Avenue North, 23rd Street South & 40 Avenue South, and 418 Elm Street South. Pumpkins can also be dropped…

Compost No Longer Collected Curbside in West Fargo

It's part of a new state regulation

  WEST FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe City of West Fargo is reminding people compost is no longer collected curbside. The sanitation department will instead pick up compost at the Department of Sanitation, Legion Field, Eagle Run Water Tower and 17th Street East. The change is part of a new state regulation which limits the amount of compost that can go into…