Short Mountain Landfill

Anni Katz

As of Tuesday, October 1st, Eugene residents can put food scraps in their curbside yard waste bins for composting. The hope is to reduce the amount of food that goes into the landfill.


Jesse Berger / Lane County Public Works

A landfill south of Eugene saw two fires just days apart, recently. Officials aren’t sure of the cause, but suspect lithium batteries are the likeliest culprits. 

Lane County Waste Management

Lane County is updating its regional plan for what happens to its trash. It wants to hear from the public about solid waste.

Lane County Landfill Faces $1.5 Million Shortfall

Jul 11, 2016
Lane County

Lane County’s only landfill is facing a fiscal imbalance. Short Mountain collects waste from households and businesses—and it may have to rein in services. That means some users would have to pay a private company to haul their trash, or do it themselves.

Lane County Waste Management

Lane County is building an addition to its Short Mountain Landfill south of Eugene. The $4.3 million project will increase capacity and improve the site's wastewater capturing system.