Nederland testing recycling drop-off event April 2

Published 12:28 am Thursday, March 31, 2022

NEDERLAND — The City of Nederland has partnered with Recyclops to conduct a Recycling Drop-Off Event on Saturday.

This is a trial program to assess demand and utilization of recycling services. Recycling materials will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. at 515 Hardy Avenue (where the old recycling bins were located).

Materials must be brought to the site in clear bags for inspection.

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This service is available for residents and businesses in the City of Nederland city limits. Residency will be confirmed on-site with a driver’s license or copy of a utility bill.

Accepted materials include: Aluminum & steel (tin) beverage & food cans; Cardboard & pasteboard; Magazines/catalogs, junk mail, paper, books; Newspapers; and Plastic beverage, food, & soap containers (plastics #1-#5, #7).

Materials NOT accepted includes: Aluminum Foil; Batteries; Bubble Wrap; Fluids or aerosols of any kind; Hazardous chemical containers (motor oil, pesticides, etc.); Greasy boxes or paper (pizza boxes or used paper plates); Glass products; Paint cans; Plastics #6; Plastic bags; Styrofoam and packaging “peanuts”; Tetra packs (juice box, almond milk, etc.); and Thin film plastics.