Our View: Joining waste district would ultimately lower prices
January 13, 2022
Green River residents pay a lot for solid waste services when compared to Rock Springs residents only 15 miles to the east.
Yes, a portion of property taxes levied in Rock Springs is paid to the Sweetwater County Solid Waste District No. 1, but the bills residents in Green River receive compared to Rock Springs residents’ bills differ greatly. Rock Springs residents even have the choice of solid waste companies to utilize, which isn’t the case in Green River.
With continued discussions about solid waste being conducted by the Green River City Council, we’re encouraging them to join So...