What were the other alternatives that were considered?
This agreement brings a level of finality to six years of study and planning for addressing Harford County’s long term solid waste disposal needs. Many options involving a number of different facilities and locations were explored, and ultimately, the agreement with Baltimore County was deemed to be both the least expensive and the most practical solution.

The other alternatives considered are listed on the Alternative Solutions Table with the associated operating and capital costs listed. It is important to note that there are other factors external of costs that were also considered, such as convenience and feasibility.Alternative Solutions Table

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1. Why do we need to change the way we dispose of waste?
2. So where will the trash be going?
3. What were the other alternatives that were considered?
4. What happened to the proposed solid waste transfer station on Philadelphia Road in Joppa?
5. What will happen to the Waste-to-Energy facility?
6. What will happen to the Harford Waste Disposal Center landfill on Scarboro Road?
7. Will my curbside trash collection service change by this plan?
8. Will I have to pay more for my trash removal?
9. Whom can I contact with concerns or questions about this plan?