Pitt County Strong Waste and Recycling resumed glass recycling Tuesday at six comfort web websites throughout the county.
The county stopped accepting glass in July 2020 as a Outcome of damaged shards have been contaminating completely different recyclables, affecting sorting and resale. Residents have been informed On the time to discard glass with common household garbage.
The county has since secured a glass-solely recycling contract with Strategic Supplies in Wilson.
“Six yellow recycling containers have been purchased in fiscal yr 2020-21 and eight further containers Shall be purchased in fiscal yr 2021-22 so all 14 county assortment web websites will supply these providers to Pitt County residents,” said John Demary, director of Strong Waste and Recycling.
Glass bottles and jars Do not Want to be separated by colour; however, glass recyclables Can’t be bagged when positioned Inside the recycling container, Demary said.
Greenville metropolis residents ought to take their glass recyclables to the comfort website closest to them, a metropolis spokesman said.
Residents might make the most of The huge yellow recycling container On these places:
As An factor of the recycling settlement with Strategic Supplies, the glass Shall be delivered and recycled into new glass.