How to recycle, the average American generates 4.4 lbs. of trash per day, adding to the grand total of about 254 million tons of trash the United States accumulates per year. American commodities recycled and composted nearly 35% of municipal solid waste in 2013. Diverting 87 million tons to recovery, according to the USEPA. Office and printing paper, newspapers, advertising inserts, mail and envelopes, magazines and catalogs, phone books, shredded paper, plastic bottles, soap and laundry detergent containers, glass, aluminum cans, and corrugated cardboard can be recycled. We offer this service at our drop off center at the corner of Valley and Runyon. We encourage everyone to bring their recycling material and drop it off.
We offer curbside collection of newspaper, corrugated cardboard, telephone books, aluminum cans and plastic grades #1 & #2 for City residents. If you aren’t currently participating the Earth Angel program and would like to get involved, please call 321-6911.
Last week, the Earth Angels of Hot Springs recycled:
84 Lbs. – Aluminum Cans
6,213 Lbs. – Newspaper
568 Lbs. – Corrugated Cardboard
349 Lbs. – Plastic
37,980 Lbs. – Yard Waste
A total of 22.60 tons of recyclable materials were kept out of the landfill.
12/16/16 – Whittington / Quapaw-Prospect
12/19/16- Jaycee Park / Oaklawn - Henderson
12/20/16 – Richard / Airport- Family Park
12/21/16 – Grove / Files Road – Higdon Ferry
12/22/16 – McCauley – Greenwood
12/23/16 – Hobson – Plain