City of Vidalia prepares for curbside recycling kick offPublished 12:11am Tuesday, October 1, 2013
VIDALIA — Curbside recycling for the City of Vidalia begins Wednesday.
Residents participating in the program should have their bins set out by 7 a.m. each Wednesday.
Concordia Metal will receive the recycling after the Vidalia Street Department picks it up every week.
Items that can be recycled include No. 1 and No. 2 plastics, a designation that can usually be found on the bottom of a container and includes beverage bottles, condiment containers, shampoo bottles and clear and white milk jugs.
Paper and cardboard that can be recycled includes magazines, newspapers, phonebooks, catalogues, mail, envelopes, office paper, poster board, flattened OCC corrugated boxes and boxboard such as cereal boxes and paper egg cartons. Paper products must be dry.
Metals that can be recycled include aluminum cans and steel vegetable and soup cans that have been rinsed free of food.
All items should be clean and free of debris.
Some items cannot be recycled at this time including glass, wax-coated cardboard such as meat boxes, televisions or computer monitors and plastics No. 3 through 7, which include Styrofoam, plastic bags, Solo cups and PVC products.
For more information or to sign up for the program, visit www.misslourecycles.com or call Vidalia City Hall at 318-336-5206.