recycling program starts Oct. 31
Idaho County Recycling Task Force is starting their recycling program on Saturday October 31st at the grain elevator in Fenn. This site was chosen to best serve the Camas Prairie, Cottonwood, and Grangeville.
On Sunday the 1st the recycling will be set up to serve the Clearwater Valley at a site to be announced. We will be recycling from 8:00 A. M. until 5:00 P.M. at each cite.
Plans are to begin by recycling once a month on the last weekend of the month and expand as the program grows. We are beginning small and will build the program as it grows.
Lewis Clark Recyclers, Inc. of Lewiston, Idaho will provide the containers and hauling. They will also give support to the volunteers who will run this program. Expenses for start up and running will be covered by a volunteer fee and sponsors along with any revenue from the recycled items.
Below are the items and categories that we will be recycling at this time
#6 News Paper, contains 70% or more of old newsprint the remaining being a mixture of slick inserts, magazines, telephone directories, paper-back books, catalogs, home generated office wastepaper and discarded mail. No plastic bags, strapping, twine or cardboard
#11 Cardboard, contains 70% or more of corrugated boxes the remaining being a mixture of craft paper bags, cereal and food boxes, beverage cartons and linerboard. Material that has been, foil or plastic laminated, painted, wax coated or containing plastic liners are NOT ACCEPTED
Mixed Tin and Aluminum Cans, contains an average mixture of 20% to 25% aluminum and 75% to 80% tin by weight, containers must be limited to 1 gallon in size, empty with paper labels and lids removed. No foil, aerosol, other pressurized type or containers used to contain hydrocarbons, fuel, pesticides and herbicides are NOT ACCEPTED.
Mixed Plastic Bottles, contain rinsed plastic bottles and/or jugs coded # 1 through # 7, of any color (except BLACK) must be empty, lids and metal bails removed, the natural opening must be smaller than the bottom each container - Labels may remain attached. Container size is limited to under 1.5 gallons. Containers used to contain paint, thinners, automotive products, hydrocarbons, fuel, pesticides or herbicides are NOT ACCEPTED