It shouldn't be any surprise that the Postville landfill is full of old junk — after all, that's what landfills are for — but now the Labrador coastal community is cutting down on the volume of waste at the dump.
"Right now, we're starting to run out of space. We don't have anywhere to put our garbage," said Diane Gear, the AngajukKak, or mayor, of Postville.
"We're starting to out toward the water and that's something we don't want to do."
The Postville dump has been overflowing for years, Gear said, filled to the brim with old wrecked vehicles and appliances.
A team has been working to depollute and tear out parts for recycling from about 120 vehicles and more than 150 appliances. read more >>