Get rid of unwanted wastes on America Recycles Day

Louisiana Living

Ouachita Green is inviting everyone to take part in their recycling collection event for America Recycle Day.

Locals will get the opportunity to drop off recycling materials like tires, plastics containers, and even electronic wastes. Details below:

Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:00AM—1:00PM

Monroe Civic Center, 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, Monroe, LA

All residents of Ouachita and surrounding Parishes can participate.

Accepting Recycling Materials such as: Tires (please see the note below), office paper, magazines, card board, Plastic Containers Numbers 1 and 2(milk jugs, soda and water bottles) (no plastic bags or styrofoam), white goods/scrap metal (tin cans, aluminum cans, old appliances, refrigerators, stoves, and hot water heaters), automobile batteries and electronic wastes (computers, monitors, assorted computer accessories, printers, scanners, fax machines, speakers, VCRs, DVD players, stereo equipment, TVs, cell phones, etc. Anything with a cord).

Paper shredding by Shred-it is sponsored by Ouachita Valley Federal Credit Union.

TIRES WITH UP TO A 20 INCH RIM DIMENSION WILL BE ACCEPTED.

LIMITED TO 5 TIRES PER Participant.

PROHIBITED Materials: Glass, household chemicals, pesticides, paints, stains, motor oil, infectious/medical waste, radioactive materials, compressed gas cylinders, ammunition, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, and explosives.

THIS COLLECTION IS FOR HOUSEHOLDS ONLY. Large quantities from businesses, farms, or commercial operations will not be accepted. If you have questions about this statement, please call the number below.

For more information or to volunteer please contact Ouachita Green at www.ouachitagreen.org

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