By Debbie Stickles, Engineering Programs Specialist
You’ve seen the eyesores.
The piles of garbage, tires, paint cans, and appliances that someone carelessly dumped by the side of the road or in an open field. The practice isn’t legal, but it happens far too often, despite the threat of heavy fines and even jail time.
Many of the dumped items are not just a blight on the landscape -- they can be hazardous, too.