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    Talkeetna Recycling Works Committee
            email: brendabreathnach@hotmail.com
                Board:
                    Brenda Walsh (Chair)
                    Whitney Wolff
                    Cary Birdsall
                    Christie Seay
                    Grete Perkins
                    Cici Schoengberger (Volunteer coordinator)

Talkeetna Recycling Works
a commitee of the Talkeetna Community Council, Inc.


We need volunteers!! 
Even just two hours a month. Contact Cici @ 355-8324

Talkeetna Recycling Works Objective: Create an efficient and long lasting recycling program for Talkeetna.


Recycling Containers at the Talkeetna Transfer Site will be open:

            Tuesday: 1 pm - 5 pm
            Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm


ACCEPTED ITEMS - must be dry, food-free, & clean:

        Corrugated Cardboard (sorry, this is on hold)
        Aluminum Beverage Cans
        Steel Cans and Lids
        Plastic Bottles #1
        Plastic Jugs and Bottles #2
        Plastics #5
        Mixed Paper

       ITEMS MUST BE CLEAN, DRY, & FOOD-FREE

    Volunteers will be on hand to sort & approve items.

    You will be responsible for disposal of items that do not fit the criteria.

    No plastic lids.

Please call Cici at 355-8324 with any questions.

Ways to reach the Talkeetna Recycling Committee:
Facebook: Talkeetna Recycling Works or https://www.facebook.com/groups/1431810777109538
Email: talkeetnarecycling@gmail.com
Volunteer Coordinator: Cici Schoenberger - 907/355-8324

Direct Deposit: Mat Valley Federal Credit Union
        Talkeetna Community Council, Inc.,
        Talkeetna Recycling Account # 149253

Go Fund Me, online donations: http://www.gofundme.com/pdvsec
    or make a PayPal or credit card donation to Talkeetna Recycling Works.


Currently accepted at Talkeetna Transfer Station
 
        Corrugated Cardboard
        Aluminum Beverage Cans
        Steel Cans and Lids
        Plastic Bottles #1
        Plastic Jugs and Bottles #2
        Plastics #5 
        Mixed Paper

       ITEMS MUST BE CLEAN, DRY, & FOOD-FREE


Corrugated Cardboard:
➢ clean and broken dow
n
➢ no 'waxy' or 'shiny' surfaces
➢ tape and plastic labels must be removed

Mixed Paper & Paperboard: 
➢ brown paper bags
➢ newspaper - bundled separately in a white or clear plastic bag
➢ egg cartons
➢ toilet paper & paper towel rolls, etc
➢ shredded paper - bundled separately in a white or clear plastic bag

Steel Containers:
➢ a magnet will stick to it 
➢ label does not need to be removed
 does not need to be flattened 
➢ must be rinsed

Aluminum Beverage Cans 
➢ should be rinsed out & crushed
➢ aluminum beverage cans
➢ kitchen aluminum such as foil, foil pans, cat food cans - must be in a separate plastic bag

#1 Plastic (PETE)
➢ must have a neck
➢ will have dimple (nipple) on bottom
➢ disposable water bottles - whether you can see the #1 or not
        NO clamshells (they are made differently and melt at higher temps) 
        NO caps or lids 
    •     NO styrofoam

#2 Plastic (HDPE)
➢ must have a neck (need not taper at top but will take a screw-on lid)
➢ will have a seam on the bottom
    •     NO caps or lids
    •     NO pour spouts (as in laundry jugs) 
    •     NO motor oil jogs
    •     NO paint containers 
    •     NO styrofoam

#5 Plastic (PP)
➢ lids accepted ONLY if there is a 5 triangle on the bottom 
➢ stretchy plastic, shopping bags, etc 
- bundled separately in a white or clear plastic bag
    •     NO clamshells (they are made differently and melt at higher temps)
    •     NO styrofoam
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