Warrensburg opens community recycling location

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – City officials recently announced the opening of a new community recycling location at the northwest corner of Washington and Pine streets.
The project was funded with a more than $9,600 solid waste grant through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and Pioneer Trails Regional Planning Commission, according to a news release.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. May 29.
Items that are accepted in the recycling bins are:
Paper – office paper, newspaper, magazines, junk mail, phone books, cardboard, cereal & other food boxes, brown & white paper bags, construction paper and neon paper.
Plastics – beverage bottles, household cleaner bottles, cereal box liners, yogurt and butter tubs and any plastic with the recycle symbols #1-#7
Glass – any type of glass jar or bottle
Aluminum – cans, foil, aluminum pie and cake pans
Composting – mixed yard waste such as brush, grass clippings and leaves, wood chips, branches no more than 30 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length.