City enters new recycling contract

Published 1:13 pm Wednesday, August 12, 2009

By By Adam Prestridge
The City of Atmore Recycling Depot will soon have a cleaner look following the approval of a new recycling contract Monday afternoon.
Following many hours of dedication to the recycling efforts within the city, the Atmore Recycle Now committee’s request for a more advanced recycling effort was answered with the unanimous decision to bring in Sunburst Papers to handle the city’s recyclables.
Cico added that Sunburst takes about 24 hours to respond to pick-up calls, which members of Atmore Recycle Now would have to relay.
The opportunity for expanding the city’s recycling efforts into the schools, businesses and residents is a future plan, Cico said.
In other business, the council:
Passing the new ordianance aids in control of overgrown grass and weeds, and the enforcement procedures in doing so.

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