Ferdinand Adjusts/Restricts Acceptable Items For Monster Recycling Program

FERDINAND (NNDC) – Ferdinand Town Manager Chris James says the town is in the process of making  some changes being made to its recycling program with Jasper-based Monster Recycling.

James says due to what he calls, “organizational changes at Monster,” the list of acceptable items had changed.  James says, “This week and next will serve as transitional weeks. Effective Monday August 17th, these changes become permanent. We are asking that customers start following these guidelines now, to make the transition as smooth as possible. Beginning the 17th, items not on the accepted list, will not be taken!!”

Acceptable Items:
Cardboard
Magazines
Newspaper
Junk Mail
Steel Cans – Rinse well before recycling
Aluminum Cans
#1 and #2 Plastic Containers and Bottles Only – Rinse well before recycling

Non-acceptable Items:
Glass
Styrofoam
Miscellaneous Plastics and Toys
Furniture and Wood Items
Oversize Items
Clothing or Shoes
No Small Electronic Items (old computers, small TV’s, cell phones, etc.)
Batteries
Paper & Plastic Grocery Bags
Oil Filters
Empty Oil Containers
General Household Trash

James says this information is also available on the town’s website at www.ferdinandindiana.org as well as the Ferdinand Facebook page.

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