There are different ways to recycle in Hot Springs. In addition to the City’s Earth Angel curbside service, there is also the Recycling Center and the Recycling Drop-off Center. The Recycling Center is located at 218 Runyon Street and is open from 7 a.m. until 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The Recycling Drop-off Center is located at the corner of Valley and Runyon streets and is accessible 24 hours a day. Both locations accept aluminum cans, corrugated cardboard, newspaper, sorted office paper (including phonebooks), plastic(grades No. 1 and No. 2) and glass jars and bottles. For a short time after the Christmas holiday, non-artificial Christmas trees are also accepted at the Recycling Drop-off Center. To participate in the Earth Angel Recycling program, call the Solid Waste Department at 501-321-6911 or sign up online at www.cityhs.net/recycle-registration.
Last week, the Earth Angels of Hot Springs recycled:
229 pounds – Aluminum cans
58,140 pounds – Commercial cardboard
1,499 pounds – Corrugated cardboard
442 pounds – Newspaper
759 pounds – Plastic grades No. 1 and No. 2
14,320 pounds – Yard Waste and C.A.P.S.
Last week, a total of 29.44 tons of recyclable materials were kept out of the landfill.