September 20, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Open House for Proposed Greenhouse Project

The City of Springfield’s Solid Waste Management Division will host a Community Open House on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Springfield/Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., for the purpose of gathering input and sharing proposed plans for a 30,000 square foot greenhouse operation. A feasibility study is currently underway to study the greenhouse project, which will be powered by renewable energy generated by the Springfield Sanitary Landfill in conjunction with the Noble Hill Renewable Energy Project, and will be used to produce locally grown fresh vegetables.

Please see the linked announcement for further information (pdf).

For more information, please contact the Department of Environmental Services, (417) 864-1919.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1900 • springfieldmo.gov