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Bella Vista Recycling Center

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Yard waste collected separately for annual fee. You may put trash out for pickup up to twelve hours before 6 a. Not only has it kept tons of plastic bottles, newspapers and cardboard out of the landfills, it's also given away millions of dollars to area nonprofits, board member Paul Poulides said. We gather, process and sell donated recyclable waste materials. When it's full, someone will bring an empty trailer and switch the two, he said, but smaller customers need to bring their cardboard to the center.

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Welcome to Bella Vista, AR

bella vista recycling center

Right now, Poulides said, there are three full-time and two part-time employees. These grants have helped the recycling center to purchase trailers, trucks, balers, forklifts and recently a large quantity shredder for use in the day-to-day operation of this facility. They can keep the center open and process most of the materials, but they can't pick up loads of cardboard and they may not be on hand to help citizens dropping off and sorting materials. Residents can set up trash service directly through Republic Services - 800-431-1507. .

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Recycle center clarification

bella vista recycling center

Bella Vista Recycling is a non- profit organization operated by volunteers. Even without the grants, some volunteers have agreed to stay on, but Poulides isn't sure how long that will last. Call Republic Services at 800-431-1507 to request a smaller size. Appliances The city schedules two appliance white goods pickups per year, typically the second weeks of April and October. If only one day of pickup is missed, trash will be delayed by one day the remainder of the week.

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Welcome to Bella Vista, AR

bella vista recycling center

In recent years, cardboard was the biggest moneymaker for the center, but now the cost to pick up a load of cardboard is more than the center will receive after it's processed and sold. As president of the Bella Vista Recycling Foundation, I wish to thank the city of Bella Vista and taxpayers city and county for their financial assistance obtaining grants through Benton County Solid Waste in purchasing needed equipment for our operation. Other Services Bella Vista Recycling Center — 400 Pinion Bluff Dr, Bella Vista 479-876-5343 Benton County Solid Waste — 5702 Brookside Rd, Bentonville 479-795-0751 Tires can be disposed of at Benton County Solid Waste Monday through Saturday. Our aim is to keep these materials out of area landfill, to put them back into use, to save energy and to enhance our environment by keeping it clean. These grants have enabled the center to provide funds for the charitable donations made in the past. We solicit your support on these changes to help us manage the facility going forward.

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Welcome to Bella Vista, AR

bella vista recycling center

Call Republic at 800-431-1507 to schedule bulk item pickup. Inclement weather policy If Bentonville Schools are closed due to weather, your trash typically will not be picked up that day. The recent letter to the editor written by Paul Poulides expresses the reasons that the board has had to make cuts to the operating budget of the recycling center. Place the item on the curb on that day by 6 a. Some of the largest clients, the ones who use the most cardboard, will have a trailer on site. Yard Waste Although the city does not contract for pickup of yard waste, residents can set up this service directly with Republic Services by calling 800-431-1507.

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Recycle Center to remain open but no longer offering grants

bella vista recycling center

New customers can also request a one-time swap to a smaller 65-gallon cart. At times there too many and at times there aren't any, he said. Examples of large items are: mattresses, furniture except large sofas and sleeper sofas — call for arranging pickup , electronics, old grills, etc. Please take identification indicating you are a resident of Bella Vista. Other information Large Items Republic Services will pick up one large item per week no appliances with prior notification. The Recycling Center intends to continue to operate with the assistance of volunteers and citizens and businesses bringing recyclables for as long as possible and is feasible monetarily to provide this community service. The grants were issued based on the number of hours designated by volunteers.

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LETTER TO EDITOR: Recycle center clarification

bella vista recycling center

The pickup will be scheduled for either a Monday or a Friday, depending on your location. Residents are not allowed to leave tied trash bags at the curb. The City of Bella Vista contracts with Republic Services for household trash pickup service. All trash must be placed in the designated Republic receptacle. Poulides, was negligent in that he failed to mention the fact that the city of Bella Vista has aided the recycling center to continue to operate efficiently for several years and that is my reason for writing this letter.

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Bella Vista Recycling Center

bella vista recycling center

The Bella Vista Recycling Center has been a mostly volunteer operation since it opened in 1973. Four passenger tires per month are allowed for no charge. The difference is due to the amount the center gets for the materials collected and processed. But the grants to other nonprofits are stopping. I f you do not know your designated pickup day, click the link below or call the city at 479-876-1255. There is no recycling available through the city's trash collection service.

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