Prairie Hill Recycling and Disposal Facility
Morrison, Illinois, United States
Certified through 2022
About the Program
Waste Management’s Prairie Hill Recycling and Disposal Facility is located east of the town of Morrison in northern Illinois, and is mostly surrounded by farmland. Here, the team at Waste Management manages 25 acres as grassland habitat for the benefit of local wildlife species.
Practices and Impacts
- Annual inventory of plants and wildlife species is completed by the team.
- Regular mowing or controlled burning of prairie habitat to manage invasive species
- The area is regularly seeded with a mix of native grassland plant species, the team at Waste Management have managed their grassland project through regular controlled burns.
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