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Take a tour of the Los Reales Landfil

Take a tour of the Los Reales Landfil

CREATED Feb 7, 2013

Web Producer: Daniel Dominguez

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - The City of Tucson Environmental Services (ES) is now offering a tour of the Los Reales Landfill. 

Cristina Polsgrove with Environmental Services Department tells KGUN9 participants will get a behind the scenes view of how ES operates the landfill and how recyclables are sorted and marketed. The first stop of the tour will be at the RECommunity recycling facility which opened in July 2012.

State-of-the art equipment used for sorting materials will be on display at the new facility and participant will also see how ES handles household hazardous waste.

The tour will be on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. Participants will meet in the upper level parking lot at 4004 S. Park Avenue and the tour will be completed by 12:15 p.m.

Spots for the tour are available on a first come basis and to reserve a seat, call ES at 791-3175 by Tuesday, February 12, 2013. ES has stated the tour is not for children younger than age 14.