Hattiesburg to host recycling event on November 16

Pine Belt

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) – The City of Hattiesburg will hold America Recycles Day on Tuesday, November 16. The goal of the event is to reduce waste in the city.

The drive will begin at 8:00 a.m. and end at 1:00 p.m. at Kamper Park. Attendees are encouraged to bring the items that have been sitting around their house to be recycled at the event.

Acceptable items are:

  • Electronic waste (old cables and charges, monitors, phones)
  • Cardboard
  • Aluminum
  • Paper
  • Plastic (#1-2 only)

Items that will not be accepted are:

  • Glass
  • Plastic bags
  • Tires
  • Clothing
  • Styrofoam
  • Wood
  • Large appliances (refrigerators, freezers, etc.)

Hattiesburg neighbors can sign up for the city’s curbside recycling program here.

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