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Large-Item Recycling Event Is Successful

From Staff Reports

LaforgeHolcim officials were pleased with the large turnout their annual electrical and large-item recycling event had on Saturday.

“The 11th annual household hazardous waste collection event held on Saturday, Dec. 11 was a successful community effort with a significant amount in tonnage of hazardous, non-hazardous, and electronic waste diverted from the local landfill,”  Barbara Holland said. “Partners involved in the collection included the Holcim Ste. Genevieve cement plan, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, several recycling vendors, and the Ste. Genevieve Recycling Center.”

There was 5.9 tons of  hazardous waste, 1.7 tons of nonhazardous waste and 30.7 tons of electronic waste collected.

It was held at the Ste. Genevieve County Recycling Center