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Cotton Valley Mall to Close?

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stxrocks
May 30, 2014 12:25PM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 88

Had a friend of mine mention that last time he was dumping his trash at the WMA site in Cotton Valley, that the WMA employee on-site, mentioned that the facility would be closing permanently sometime in July. The reason given was that people did not place trash into the dumpsters. Has anyone else heard anything to either substantiate or refute this?

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vicanuck
May 30, 2014 03:45PM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 2,093

It wouldn't surprise me at all. VIWMA's vision is all about collecting fees and control. The spiffy new, secured and supervised Peter's Rest transfer station is free now, but soon will become a fee based site, mark my words. The Cotton Valley transfer station cannot be secured or controlled in its present condition. You'll begin to notice a lot more trash by the roadside soon enough.

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boyd46
May 30, 2014 03:56PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 293

Just pay $25/month and VI Regulated Waste will pick up your trash. The CV site is about the only one in a residential area I know of.

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SkysTheLimit
May 30, 2014 04:58PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,817

I heard the Mon Bijou dump is to close June 1 and be turned into another controlled dump station. I foresee lots of trash being dumped improperly in the near future.thumbs down

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malibutexan07
May 30, 2014 09:58PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 128

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SkysTheLimit
I heard the Mon Bijou dump is to close June 1 and be turned into another controlled dump station. I foresee lots of trash being dumped improperly in the near future.thumbs down

Where precisely is the Mon Bijou dump? I moved to the Morningstar area a little over a month ago, and I have no idea where it is. I only know how to find the Peter's Rest station. Any directions would be appreciated!

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Stxer1
May 31, 2014 12:25AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 276

Cotton Valley dump closing? Oh wonderful. Can you imagine how many people will
NOT bother driving the garbage all the way to Peter's Rest! Another well thought out, great VI idea.

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boyd46
May 31, 2014 06:04AM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 293

Again:
Just pay $25/month and VI Regulated Waste will pick up your trash. The CV site is about the only one in a residential area I know of.[/quote]

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divinggirl
May 31, 2014 08:21AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 887

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boyd46
Again:
Just pay $25/month and VI Regulated Waste will pick up your trash. The CV site is about the only one in a residential area I know of.
[/quote]

I don't believe the people here are saying that they won't go all the way to Peter's Rest or that they wouldn't pay VIRWM (which is an O'Neale's Transport company I believe). The concern is that in closing the CV location there are many people that will not bother. I believe if this happens the bush will become a trash dump. It's very sad to me how much littering we already have on this beautiful island. It's a shame that people don't seem to teach the children that it's wrong. I was following a cop car that tossed out a cigarette butt not long ago - shameful.

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SkysTheLimit
May 31, 2014 08:56AM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,817

Directions to Mon Bijou dump from Morningstar.
Take northside rd towards laReine, turn right at Midland rd, turn left at the light by Woodson Jr high. It will be on your rt.

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singlefin
May 31, 2014 05:42PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 563

Does anyone know what their plans are for the old Cotton Valley location?
Where exactly is the Peters Rest location?
Thx

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CruzanIron
May 31, 2014 06:00PM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 2,383

You guys are freaking out over a rumor. Try calling WMA on Monday and ask them.

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STXBob
May 31, 2014 09:36PM

Registered: 11 years ago
Posts: 2,116

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singlefin
Where exactly is the Peters Rest [waste management] location?

It's the dirt patch here: [www.google.com]
Except now it's paved and fenced.

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singlefin
May 31, 2014 10:40PM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 563

Thanks Bob.
That is a considerable distance from Cotton Valley.

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malibutexan07
June 01, 2014 02:27AM

Registered: 3 years ago
Posts: 128

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SkysTheLimit
Directions to Mon Bijou dump from Morningstar.
Take northside rd towards laReine, turn right at Midland rd, turn left at the light by Woodson Jr high. It will be on your rt.

Many thanks!

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Stxer1
June 01, 2014 08:28AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 276

Why is it being called a "Mall"? I thought it's a dump?!

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Beeski
June 01, 2014 09:46AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 602

"Hey, you got anything good your thowing out?"

asked of my yesterday as I donated a bag of trash to the Cotton Valley Mall

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Stxer1
June 01, 2014 10:38AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 276

What did you say??!

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Beeski
June 01, 2014 08:45PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 602

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Stxer1
What did you say??!

dirty diapers wink

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islandtyme
June 01, 2014 11:51PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 878

It's called "The Mall" because folks set good stuff they are getting rid of off to the side of the dumpsters for others to pick up.
You would be surprised at some of the decent furniture and what have you that gets dropped there.
One thing for sure, you can't complain about the prices at the Cotton Valley Mall!

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speee1dy
June 02, 2014 08:53AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 8,259

i had never heard it called the mall before. and the bush is already a dump all over the island

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IslandHops
June 02, 2014 08:55AM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 929

The Cotton Valley Mall is Macys/Nordstroms/Bed Bath & Beyond compared to the Mon Bijou Walmart.

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vicanuck
June 02, 2014 11:33AM

Registered: 7 years ago
Posts: 2,093

I like going to CV because the vagrants often unload your vehicle for a buck.

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caribstx
June 02, 2014 11:35AM

Registered: 4 years ago
Posts: 418

Its best to go way after dark to off load your yard waste and home renovation garbage. Much less chance of getting a fine that way.

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islandjoan
June 06, 2014 02:27PM

Registered: 10 years ago
Posts: 1,368

The Avis has an ad on page 16 announcing the closure of both Cotton Valley and Mon Bijou MALL sites.

The Cotton Valley meeting will be Tuesday June 10 from 6-8pm @Green Cay Marina
The Mon Bijou meeting will be Wednesday June 11 from 6-8pm @John H. Woodson Jr. High School

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rmb2830
June 06, 2014 02:42PM

Registered: 9 years ago
Posts: 417

just told this to someone else, who's immediate reply was
"you can't be serious...you know what will happen? people will just start dumping their garbage all over anywhere"...

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