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New Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

Wayne County will be presenting two additional Household Hazardous Waste Collection events on July 9 at Henry Ford College and October 15 Wayne County Community College in Taylor. Both events are from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is also a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event on April 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.…
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Look For Special Notice For Riverview Residents

To best serve the needs of the entire community, the City of Riverview is conducting a survey this month to gauge the interests of residents regarding the proposed expansion of the Riverview Land Preserve. The City of Riverview – in conjunction with Riverview Land Preserve (RLP) – has proposed a 45-acre expansion to have capacity…
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Landfill Myths vs. Facts

The myths, concerns and complaints listed below are untrue items mentioned by the public at the recent Wayne County Facility Inclusion Committee (FIC) hearing regarding the Riverview Land Preserve (RLP). It is important to correct these untrue statements and to take an opportunity to clarify and address the concerns and complaints that were mentioned by…
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Piian System bolsters odor control at RLP

Odor control efforts at Riverview Land Preserve are constantly active and include multiple systems for daily and season-long control of odor issues. The three main systems utilized by RLP include Alternate Daily Cover (dirt, tire chips, wood chips and foam), an Odor Neutralizing Misting System and a Piian System. Alternate Daily Cover is material that…
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Meet The Sweep: RLP Equipment Is Keeping Streets Clean

The City of Riverview deploys a street sweeper daily to clean roads inside and adjacent to the Riverview Land Preserve on Grange Road in Riverview. Look for this large, white vehicle cleaning King Road multiple times each day between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. with its brooms, water sprayers and vacuum. The Schwarze® A7 Tornado™…
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RLP Receives Grant To Fund New Recycling Drop-Off Facility

The City of Riverview participated in the 2020 Recycling and Organics Infrastructure Grant Program through the Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE), and was awarded a $55,000 grant to improve its current recycling program at Riverview Land Preserve (RLP). “These grant funds will really help more Downriver citizens recycle, and we’re very excited…
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Learn About Three Critical Components Of A Modern Landfill

There is a lot more to Riverview Land Preserve than managing waste materials. That’s just the beginning of our story. Learn about the three critical components that support trash deposits at RLP including the: Liner containment system,Drainage and pumping systems,Gas collection systems. See the Three Components In this video, see how each of these systems…
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Riverview Land Preserve serves as a regional resource

The Riverview Land Preserve has transformed itself from a ski resort in the early 1960s, into today’s regional resource for Southeast Michigan. For 52 years, RLP has been used by thousands of residents, contractors, developers, trash haulers, local businesses and employees who work and serve in many industries and communities.  In times of crisis, the…
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Annual RLP Customer Appreciation Event was Tasty

Everyday Riverview Land Preserve is grateful to the many customers that support one of the best solid waste landfill facilities in the region. RLP’s 2020 Customer Appreciation Day (September 11) was part of our ongoing effort to acknowledge those customers for their continued business.   Due to COVID-19 restrictions, lunch and beverages were provided by…
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RLP Community Shred Day a Success

Over 1,000 boxes of confidential paper materials were processed duringthe Riverview Land Preserve’s Community Shred Day event. Nearly 300 downriver residents took part in Riverview Land Preserve’s recent Community Shred Day at our Grange Road facility. All documents were securely shredded on site. The free drive-through event was a perfect opportunity to shred confidential paper…
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