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Izard County recycling program expanding in Nov.

IZARD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -  Melbourne and Izard County resident will soon have access to drop-off recycling two days each week. 

According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, the expansion begins Nov. 3 and will also be available every Saturday from noon until 4 p.m. Materials accepted include all types of dry paper, flattened cardboard, and empty plastic bottles, tin and aluminum cans. 

During the month of November, residential electronic waste drop-off services will also be available during the Tuesday and Saturday recycling program schedules.  Electronic waste includes old or broken televisions, computers and accessories, scanners and fax machines, small copiers, phones, video games, notebooks, I-Pods, VCR and DVD players, and etc.  

The recycling program operates in the parking area by the Izard County Detention Center, and community service workers will be available to help unload materials, sort them, and place them in recycling trailer bins from noon - 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays. 

For more information, contact the Izard County Sheriff's Office, the White River District offices at (870) 793-5233, or the District web site at www.WhiteRiverRecycles.org.    

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