January 31, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Recycling Centers to Follow School Closing Schedule

In the interest of public safety, in the event of inclement weather, the City's Recycling Centers at Lone Pine Avenue and Franklin Avenue and the Yardwaste Recycling Center located near the Southwest Power Plant will be closed. For ease in communicating the status of the facilities, closings will follow the status of Springfield Public Schools. If Springfield Public Schools announce a closure, the recycling facilities will also close and remain closed until the schools re-open.

Information about the City's Recycling Centers and Yardwaste Recycling Center is available from the City of Springfield Recycling Hotline at (417) 864-1904 and at www.springfieldmo.gov/recycling.

city of springfield

Department of Public Works

840 Boonville Avenue • P.O. Box 8368 • Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1900 • springfieldmo.gov