APRIL 24, 2018 BY 

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council’s Community Recycling Drop-Off is 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12 at the Meadows and Knoll Parking Lots. At this one-stop-drop, residents can responsibly recycle electronics, mattresses, batteries, tires, appliances, bikes, books, yard waste, light bulbs and much more. Paint and household hazardous waste will not be collected at this spring event. For information on how to recycle paint year-round, visit www.yvsc.org/a-zrecycleguide.

Participants are encouraged to go to www.yvsc.org/recyclingdropoff to view the map of the drop-off site and pack their cars with their recyclable items accordingly. New this year,  electronics will collected in the Meadows Lot and all other items in the Knoll Lot. A strict 5 mph speed limit will be enforced. A bike/walk-in lane will be offered in both lots. Fees apply for some items. A comprehensive list of items accepted, prices and payment methods accepted for all items is also available online. Most recyclers will accept credit cards.

YVSC is also offering a Commercial Recycling Drop-Off from 2 – 4:30 p.m on May 12 by appointment only. Businesses that arrive without an appointment will be turned away. To sign up, email cameron@yvsc.org.