Troy Recycles Day open to public this weekend

Published 3:00 am Friday, October 28, 2016

Tomorrow is the day for Pike County residents looking to recycle items that can’t be recycled every day.

Troy Recycles Day will be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Lowe’s parking lot with a selection of recycling providers on-hand to take away all kinds of items.

“This is a one-stop free recycling drop-off event for anyone in our community for our regular recyclables and a wide range of extended recyclable items, such as steel, electronics, and household items which are not included in the City’s recycling service throughout the year Melissa Sanders, president of Keep Troy Beautiful, said in a release. “This is also a shred-event for secure document destruction provided by First National Bank and Troy Bank & Trust.”

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Christian Service Mission and Troy-Pike Habitat for Humanity will also be at the event to take household items and appliances for use in their services.

The event is free and open to the public.

The full list of items that will be accepted includes:

• Household recycling (cardboard, paper, 1-2-4-5 plastics, political signs) provided by City of Troy Environmental Services & KW;

• Electronics recycling (computers, monitors, VCR’s, phones, printers, fax machines, radios, game Stations, etc.) provided by C.E. & E. Solutions;

• Building products, fixtures, and working appliances provided by Habitat for Humanity;

• Metal recycling (steel, aluminum, copper, bicycles, metal toys and furniture, etc.) provided by Spurlock Iron & Metal;

• Document shredding services (invoices, taxes, bank statements, documents, old files, etc.) provided by First National Bank and Troy Bank & Trust;

• Usable household items, clothes, shoes, and toys provided by Christian Service Mission; and

• Compact bulbs (CFLs), plastic bags, & batteries provided by Lowe’s.