Friday, March 05 2010
EVANSVILLE — Recycle Drop Off day is scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the old Walmart on the West Side.
Items accepted during off-site collections are aluminum cans; glass containers of all colors; steel food cans; newspapers, including inserts; plastic bottles (small necked) and only No. 1 and No. 2 plastic (milk jugs, laundry detergent bottles and soda bottles); magazines and catalogs; mixed paper (junk mail, notebook paper, wrapping paper, copy paper); cardboard and paperboard, including cereal boxes.
Bottles that contained a hazardous material such as bleach or antifreeze cannot be accepted.
Items should be separated by the material types and placed in separate bags or boxes. Flatten boxes to be recycled before arrival if possible. Items should be clean and dry, and lids should be removed.
Wesselman Nature Society also conducts monthly drop-off recycling opportunities at various sites in Vanderburgh County for certain recyclable items. For a full listing of these off-site recycling opportunities, log on to http://www.WesselmanNatureSociety.org/recycling/offsite.php.
Additional information is available by contacting the Vanderburgh County Solid Waste District at (812) 436-7800 or www.vanderburghgov.org.