Officials and volunteers gathered at the blue ribbon ceremony Dec. 30 for the new Horseshoe Bend Recycling Center. The recycling center will open officially Jan. 4, said Paul Sulser, chairman of the recycling committee.
The center will be open 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday on Commerce Street, across from City Hall. Volunteers will accept recyclable items including glass, aluminum cans, cardboard, tin cans, plastics and paper. The center will not accept light bulbs, mirrors, window glass, ovenware, aerosol or paint cans, motor oil, solvent, pesticides and herbicides.
Sulser said since the original recycling center opened in 1998 the following items have been recycled: 199 tons of newspapers, 51 tons of tin, 17 tons of plastic, 31 tons of magazines and 64 tons of cardboard.
RECYCLE: The public gathered at the blue ribbon ceremony Dec. 30 for the new Horseshoe Bend Recycling Center. The center will open Jan. 4 and volunteers will accept recyclables from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday and Saturday. Photo/Ariola.