EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County Solid Waste and Recycling has been awarded a $7,000 rebate from The Colorado Pollution Prevention Advisory Board for operating free public recycling drop-off sites within the county. The rebate will fund the upgrade, maintenance, and relocation of the free public drop sites.
Since the opening of the Materials Recycling Facility in January of 2010, Eagle County has received over $27,000 in state rebates. Rebate amounts are based on tons recycled, miles traveled for each recycled material and the total number of eligible drop-off sites in operation. With the opportunity to apply every six months, Eagle County plans to utilize future state rebate opportunities to continue to improve the operation of free public recycle sites.
Solid Waste and Recycling is reminding users to ensure that materials are placed in the appropriate container. Each container is clearly labeled.
To learn more about recycling sites in Eagle County, contact Jesse Masten at 970-328-3472 or visit www.eaglecounty.us/recyclingwaste/.