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JUST because you live out on a farmland doesnt mean you should trash it!!

so its more of a vent then anything, i had to move to the MIL and FIL"S farm and decided to remodel an old house, we invest thousands of dollars into the house to make it up to code and its taken us 2 years so far and its not even livable so moving is not an option.

The FIL owns a lot of acres and there's some wooded land behind the house, there used to be broken down junk cars nobody wanted until somebody offered money to junk them for us. Its a FREAKING eyesore still...old fridges, chest freezers, veggie cans, all sorts of cans, glass, another words...anything that doesnt BURN gets thrown in a pile but the trees don't cover it up well. its gross, disgusting and awful to see that someone can take a beautiful piece of land and trash it. this is prolly 30 + years of trash!

yes it does bother me that i have to live with it, and we will have to start a dumpster and start buring things in order to clean it up is what i'm thinking. I'm just glad that we started with a pile of garbage that was in the middle of the yard where we are going to live, and cleaned it all up, LOTS of metal was picked up and LOTS of burning went into it.

thanks for reading. your thoughts are appriciated.


Asked by americansugar80 at 3:59 PM on Apr. 30, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (4)
  • The issue - this kind of dumping was done long before they knew how bad for the environment it is, but it continued because it is habit and convenient. What you should do now is rent a large trash bin and start getting rid of the junk. And burning isn't any better than dumping. If you burn the wrong things - you are putting crap in to the air.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 10:45 AM on May. 1, 2011

  • Look into who does the local salvage in your area, scrap metal and such. Call them and tell them what you have back there and they may come and haul a bunch of it away, you might even make a buck from it. Because of the economy we have lots of people who cruise around looking for junk to make a living and would drool over such a pile you described.

    Answer by pinwheel at 8:54 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • Check the local codes in your area. They might be breaking some codes, and it could help if someone complains....

    Answer by BabyBugsmama at 4:02 PM on Apr. 30, 2011

  • I hate when just because people have space they feel the need to keep every piece of stuff that they can get their hands on- we call it being "Snuffy Smith." For this reason alone, HOAs serve a good purpose-


    Answer by Sisteract at 4:09 PM on Apr. 30, 2011