Izard County recycling program expanding in Nov.

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

According to Sheriff Tate Lawrence, theexpansion begins Nov. 3 and will also be available every Saturday from noonuntil 4 p.m. Materials accepted include all types of dry paper, flattenedcardboard, and empty plastic bottles, tin and aluminum cans.

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

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

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

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