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Lunenburg Landfill Fall Food & Fun Fest a Success

Nov 9, 2021
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November 9, 2021

 

Lunenburg Landfill Fall Food & Fun Fest a Success 

Attendees won a drone and TV as raffle prizes at Lunenburg Landfill Festival  

 

LUNENBURG COUNTY, Va., (Nov. 9, 2021) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, hosted its Fall Food & Fun Fest on Saturday, November 6, with raffle prizes including a flat-screen TV and a drone. 

Meridian Waste held the Lunenburg Landfill Fall Food & Fun Fest to showcase the environmental facility and share the company’s appreciation for neighbors in surrounding communities. More than 60 members of the community enjoyed the free BBQ lunch, games and activities, and won a few big-ticket items. The audio headset winners were Trudy Bishop and Tylasia Taylor. Art and Susan Casoni won the flat-screen TV, and Arthur Bennett won the drone.

“We had a great time opening the gates to the community to share our state-of-the-art and remarkably scenic landfill,” said Meridian Waste’s Lunenburg Landfill General Manager Joe Gustaf. “We appreciate meeting our neighbors and hearing from them about their new perspective on the landfill. They enjoyed our facility and taking a tour of the grounds.”

The BBQ lunch included pulled pork, BBQ chicken, and brisket. Event activities included a bounce house, lawn games, a selfie photo area, pumpkin painting, and Touch-A-Truck heavy machinery display. 

The landfill is home to various local wildlife, including bald eagles, blue jays, newts, foxes, deer, and many butterflies. The Lunenburg Landfill provides a vital infrastructure asset to Lunenburg County by offering free disposal to its citizens at multiple community drop-off centers. In addition, the landfill is one of the top revenue-producing properties in the County, with quarterly host fee payments and annual property taxes to benefit the County’s treasury and local citizens.

For more information about Lunenburg Landfill, visit MeridianWaste.com/LunenburgLandfill.

PHOTO 1: Meridian Waste Virginia Lunenburg Landfill staff pictured left to right: Landfill Manager Josh Gustaf, Area President Bob Pfister, Scale Operator Karen Streat, and General Manager Joe Gustaf.

 

PHOTO 2: Child enjoying the view from the Touch-A-Truck display.

 

PHOTO 3: Lunenburg Fall Food & Fun Fest attendees enjoying a tour of the grounds. 

 

PHOTO 4: Susan Casoni claiming her new 70-inch smart television. 




About Meridian Waste

 

Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business centers on residential, commercial, and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in Northeast Fla., Augusta, Ga., St. Louis, Mo., Raleigh, N.C., Greenville, S.C., Knoxville, Tenn., Blacksburg, Va., Harrisonburg, Va., and Richmond, Va. servicing more than 129,905 residential, commercial, industrial, and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential, and roll-off trucks, the company operates 12 hauling companies, seven transfer stations/materials recycling facilities (MRFs), three municipal solid waste landfills, and three C&D landfills 907,756 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit MeridianWaste.com.

 

 

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