Why Should I Recycle?
Recycling Conserves Natural Resources
Recycling a ton of paper saves 37000 lbs. of lumber and 24,000
gallons of water.
Recycling Saves Energy
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough electricity to run a TV
set for 3 hours.
Recycling Preserves Landfill Space
Recycling one ton of paper saves three cubic yards of landfill
Gary Gray/Facility Manager
Carroll County Solid Waste
“More Service — Less Waste”
Recycling is the third of the three R’s,
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Recycling is
basically taking a product or material at the
end of its useful life and turning it into a
raw material that will be used to make
Carroll County Recycling Center located in
Eureka Springs is one of the most recognized,
utilized and copied facilities in the entire
state. Curb side recycling service is now
provided to in excess of 5,500 customers and there are
satellite recycling drop off centers located
in both Berryville and Green Forest.
4.3-million pounds of material was diverted
from the land fill to our recycling
center. The true economics of recycling
however must be considered in terms of energy
savings, resource preservation, pollution
reduction, collection and safe disposal of
hazardous waste and other related factors.
recycling center in Eureka Springs is staffed
by five employees whose responsibilities
include separating material, bailing or
packaging and working with commodity brokers.
What Can I Recycle?
power tools, backup batteries for computers,
#1 & #2 Plastics: If
it’s not a bottle, we can’t accept it
Glass: Bottles, any
Waste: see link (Residential only, please)
Steel: cans, scrap
Aluminum: foil, cans
magazines, books (without the hardback
Appliances that contain Freon
Items accepted with our curbside service:
Aluminum, glass bottles, steel cans, #1 & #2
plastic bottles, newspaper (put in plastic
bag on top of recycle items)
When Can I Recycle?
For curbside customers, simply place bin at
the curb on your designated day. For Eureka Springs, the days and
hours are Monday thru Friday, 8 AM until 4 PM.
To bring items to the the Recycle Center, we
are located at 3190 E Van Buren in Eureka
479-253-2727 / 870-423-7156
For curbside customers, simply place
bin at the curb on your designated day.
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