Powder River Examiner -

Recycling Center Reminders


September 26, 2019

PR Extension Service

Virginia Watters, Recycling Center volunteer, explains that only clear plastic milk jugs should be strung together. All jugs should be rinsed and lids removed to make it easier for staff to tolerate baling the jugs. White and colored milk jugs are still able to be recycled, but should not be strung with the empty, clear milk jugs.

By PR Extension Service

"It's truly been a great community success story of how together we can work to solve a problem," explained Karen Amende, one of the founding members of the Powder River Recyclers, the group that worked to establish the Recycling Center over 25 years ago. The Recycling Center was established over 25 years ago when the Town of Broadus, Powder River County and local businesses and community volunteers came together to extend the life of the County landfill.

A few reminders can make recycling a better experience for the people who work or volunteer at the Center...

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