Genesee County Recycling Day Grows Larger This Month Due to High Attendance

GENESEE COUNTY, MI – Genesee County Recycling Day is getting bigger.

Due to high attendance and even higher amounts of materials collected at a previous Recycling Day event this year, Genesee County is extending its event by one hour and not scheduling it until this month.

The collection event will take place from 1 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19 at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School, located at 1409 Maple Road, according to a county news release.

This event will be by appointment only. Residents can register by visiting Proof of registration will be required on the day of the event.

During the Recycling Day collection in May, more than a thousand residents participated and 192,588 pounds of trash were picked up.

“It’s encouraging to see so many residents wanting to recycle their hard-to-dispose items. each participant makes these events possible. All items collected on Recycling Day are properly disposed of, so they don’t end up in county landfills,” says Derek Bradshaw, director of the Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission.

Recycling Day is about hard-to-recycle household items like electronics and hazardous waste.

More information is available by contacting the Genesee County Recycling Hotline at 810-762-7744.

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