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The Interlocal Solid Waste Authority was established in 1991 after the Solid Waste Authority Act of 1991 and is comprised of Franklin, Bedford, Lincoln and Moore Counties and the City of Tullahoma as members, as well as cities within these counties who have adopted resolutions to participate in the transportation and disposal of solid waste and in its education program.
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Making Compost

Many organic materials including leaves, grass straw and non-woody plant trimmings can be composted. And kitchen wastes, such as vegetable scraps, coffee grounds and eggshells can be turned into a nutrient rich soil known as compost.

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Reducing Waste Can Help Your Lawn

Grass clippings and fallen leaves can create extra work for homeowners. They also add to the amount of waste going to the landfill

However there is no need for you to go to all this extra work.

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Where does this go in Franklin County?

Many items you no longer want or need can't or shouldn't go into your regular trash. Where should these items go? What are the hours for the Recycling and Convenience Centers? Is there someone that will speak to a group, classroom or organization or provide a program or activity on recyling and waste reduction?

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    To provide efficient and cost effective disposal of solid waste and to educate the citizens within the region on waste reduction and recycling practices.

    ISWA holds the contract for waste disposal within the region. We also have a contract for the mulching of yard waste that members can utilize. The region also provides an education program for the schools and the general public on waste reduction and recycling.

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Carol Fulmer

Carol Fulmer
Carol is the Regional Administrator of Education, Recycling & Waste Reduction and is available for presentations to organizations and groups, as well as for workshops, education booths, classroom programs, and for help organizing and setting up school and business recycling programs, drives and teacher in-service training.
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