Stories tagged with: Recycling

February 22, 2011 - 7:22pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

The recycling program in Muskingum County is showing a promising future despite the struggling economy.

Coordinator Robert Reiter of the Southeastern Ohio Joint Solid Waste Management District met with the Muskingum County Commissioners Tuesday afternoon, to discuss updates on its recycling center located on Adamsville Road.

"Times are tough, everybody needs to make a little more money and there's less money out there so we're looking at a few more ways to bring more...

December 27, 2010 - 4:58pm
3 years 28 weeks ago

Don't throw away your Christmas tree just yet, the ODNR Division of Wildlife has another option for you.

The 2011 Christmas Tree Recycling Program is offering seven different drop off points where you can leave your tree.  Forest Research Specialist Clayton Rico says their main goal is to provide habitat for several species of wildlife including fish at Dow Lake.

"Taking those trees, the recycled trees, and putting them out on lakes when the lakes are frozen and then as...

October 18, 2010 - 6:17pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

One recycling company is growing despite the struggling economy.

Coll Materials in Zanesville is working to make the world a cleaner place through plastic recycling. The company grinds down plastic materials into a flake or pellet form which is then reused by manufacturing companies to create new products.

"We're going to adding approximately 25 more jobs in this facility which is a 50% growth for our Zanesville, Ohio facility which we're really excited about," said...

October 14, 2010 - 6:01pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

Recycling is picking up here in Muskingum County.

Officials from the Muskingum County Recycling Center met with County Commissioners on Thursday to discuss updates. It has been reported that there has been a 20% increase in recycling here in Muskingum County.

"I think more people are paying attention to recycling so these bins are relatively full and the update here that was given to us today the amount of collection has been pretty phenomena," said County...

July 8, 2010 - 11:50am
4 years 4 days ago

A local recycling program wants to collect your old electronics.

Muskingum County Recycling and Prevention is having a three day recycling event.

"We are collecting computers, televisions, monitors, electronics,  printers, copiers, switch boxes, telephones, and we're even collecting cell phones," Robert Reiter said.

Reiter said they take them to a place that offers the best security on computer hard drives.

"Any of the...

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