2007-02-17 / News

2,904 tons collected from recycling sites

NEWARK - Last year, Licking County Recycling & Litter Prevention collected 2,904 tons of material from it's 25 drop-off recycling sites throughout Licking County.

Lake area sites are on Hilton Road, just outside the Buckeye Lake Sewer District treatment plant; at Canal Park in Hebron; and at the Licking Township Fire Company in Jacksontown.

The 2006 collection total represents an 11 percent increases over 2005. Materials collected were taken to SBC Rccycling to be processed.

The county's litter collection program collected over 70 tons of litter, 1,000 tires and 20 appliances from along county highways. Special event collections brought in 1,200 tires, 97 appliances, 650 Christmas trees and 700 pounds of cards.

For more information, call 740-670-5125.

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