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A truck sits outside the office at the Red Wing Waste Campus on Monday morning. Services and work at the Bench Street campus continue, even though the incinerator is shut down. (Republican Eagle photo by Danielle Killey)

Solid waste campus plenty busy without incinerator

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The city’s incinerator is no longer running, but the Red Wing Waste Campus remains open and busy.

“We have not shut down,” said Jeff Schneider, Red Wing Public Works deputy director of solid waste. “All services will still be provided.” The Red Wing City Council voted last week to keep the city’s incinerator shut down and send processed waste to Xcel Energy’s local facility to be burned.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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