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SOUTHPORT, NC (WECT) – Recycling will soon become easier for residents in Southport. The town will now use roll-out carts for recycling.
According to a press release, the 96-gallon blue carts will be delivered this week, just in time for recycling pickups in December.
The larger-capacity carts will help with overflow issues from the smaller 18-gallon bins.
“This upgrade in our recycling program will make it easier for everyone to participate more fully in recycling,” said Southport city manager Pat Thomas.
A list the materials that can be accepted for recycling include:
All containers that contained food or liquids must be rinsed out, and only recycling materials that fit within the containers will be picked up.
Solid waste fees will increase $1.45 a month to help pay for the new carts.
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