Recycling reminder

Published 10:31 am Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Our pickup locations are at Harmon Field on Monday, in Saluda on Tuesday, at the fire department in Green Creek every Wednesday and in Columbus behind the museum on Thursday. All pickups are from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Below are our five categories of recycled materials.

  • Aluminum drink cans
  • Plastic containers and steel cans together
  • Glass (bottles only)
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Mixed paper (includes books, magazines, paper in any form)

Some items that have caused confusion are other aluminum cans like cat food cans. They go in with the plastic.

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Glass, other than glass bottles that have held food or household products, is not recyclable. Examples are ceramics, drinking glasses, window glass, mirrors, etc.

We also take all kinds of batteries except car batteries and all kinds of light bulbs.

A warm thank-you to all our recyclers. Many now crush their plastic milk jugs and other large plastic containers and break down their corrugated cardboard boxes. That helps us get a lot more material on the trailer and allows the attendant to help those who can’t climb or who need other assistance.

Your help is much appreciated.


Submitted by Dan Dworkin