If you have recycling piling up at home, you now have a chance to get rid of it.

For weeks, area residents have been told that their recycling will not be picked up curbside right now due to staffing shortages at waste collection companies. Many people have five or six weeks worth of recycling that they are trying to get rid of. Now, a local company is stepping up to help.

Emterra Group has set up drop-off locations this week so residents can be free of their recycling since it is not being picked up on the road. Emterra Group serves Genesee County and is setting up shop in nine townships for recycling collection.

Where are the drop-off locations for recycling?

Area residents can take their recycling to be disposed of at the following locations this week:

  • Argentine Township Hall. Recycling cans are available for the public from Monday through Thursday.
  • Atlas Township Hall. Recycling cans available for the public from Wednesday to Friday.
  • Davison Township Hall. Recycling truck available from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm on trash collection day.
  • Flint Township Hall. Recycling truck available from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm on trash collection day.
  • Flushing Township Hall. Recycling can available for the public from Monday through Wednesday.
  • Mt. Morris Township Senior Center. Recycling truck available from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm on trash collection day.
  • Richfield Township Hall. Recycling cans available for the public from Friday through Wednesday.
  • Thetford Township Hall. Recycling cans available for the public from Friday through Tuesday.
  • Vienna Township Hall. Recycling truck available from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm on trash collection day.

Now that we can start getting rid of the recycling, can we talk about lifting the $25 maximum on bottle returns?

Source: ABC 12

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