County Recycling Center 2016

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The 2016 report of recyclables dropped off at the Bond County Recycling Center shows the overall total was a little less than in 2015.

Last year, the center received 57.77 tons of recyclables compared to 58 tons in 2015 and about 50 tons in 2014, the first year the center was in operation.

The amount of cardboard, magazines and aluminum cans were up while plastic, office paper, newspaper, and steel cans were down.

The center is a joint venture by the County of Bond, Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District, and Fayco Enterprises, based in Vandalia.

Emily Hartmann, coordinator of the conservation district, asks that residents place the right items in the center.

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Hartmann said there has been a problem, in the past, with televisions and computers left at the center, and those items are not recyclable.

A list of items accepted is at the center, located off Route 40, east of Illinois Rt. 127, behind the Greenville Veterinary Clinic.

Information is also available online at www.bondswcd.org.