March 07, 2014

News Release

For Immediate Release

City-operated Recycling Centers and Yardwaste Recycling Center announce extended spring/summer schedule

The City of Springfield's Recycling Centers and Yardwaste Recycling Center will begin their extended spring/summer schedule starting the first Tuesday in April (April 1). These extended hours consist of the three centers being open one hour later Tuesday-Saturday, until the first Tuesday in November (Nov. 4). Sunday hours for the Lone Pine Avenue Recycling Center and the Yardwaste Recycling Center will begin the first Sunday in April (April 6) and run through the third Sunday in May (May 18). The Franklin Avenue Recycling Center is not open on Sunday.

The Franklin Avenue Recycling Center, which accepts aluminum, glass, cardboard, mixed paper, mixed plastics, tin, and limited amounts of yardwaste, will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.  (April 1-Nov. 4). This location is not open on any Sundays.

The Lone Pine Avenue Recycling Center, which accepts aluminum, glass, cardboard, mixed paper, mixed plastics, tin, and limited amounts of yard waste will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., (April 1-Nov. 4) and Sundays 1-5 p.m. on April 6, April 13, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18. The center is closed Easter Sunday, April 20.

The Yardwaste Recycling Center, which accepts yardwaste, brush, aluminum, glass, cardboard, mixed paper, mixed plastics and tin, will be open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., (April 1-Nov. 4) and Sundays 1-5 p.m. on April 6, April 13, April 27, May 4, May 11 and May 18. The center is closed Easter Sunday, April 20.

For more information, please contact Barbara Lucks at 417-864-2005.

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