Continental’s Community Recycling will be available Monday, May 13 through Friday, May 17. The bins are located at the Continental Water Treatment Plant on the west edge of town at 501 West Elm Street (1 block south of Rice Street). Recyclable items include paper/cardboard, plastics (1, 2, & 4), and metal cans.
What cannot be recycled? No Styrofoam, plastic bags, paper containers with wax or plastic coatings such as pet food bags, frozen food packages, salt bags, cardboard milk or juice containers.
The county’s permanent recycling bins for plastic, glass, cans, and cardboard/paper are located at the west end of the Putnam County Fairgrounds.