Village News

Important Recycling Changes

Post Date:12/27/2018

In an attempt to manage recycling costs that have recently quadrupled, the Village of Pinehurst is making important changes to its recycling program. Below you'll find a list of both accepted and prohibited items:

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To learn more about skyrocketing recycling costs across the nation and how Moore County is grappling with the changes, read this article by the Pilot Newspaper. Unfortunately, this is a nation-wide problem and doesn't just affect us here in Pinehurst. Some helpful resources on understanding the recycling crisis in the United States can be found below:

Moore County hopes to establish a glass-only recycling site available sometime in February. When we have that information, we will post it on our website and social media. Until then, glass must go in the trash. We have confirmed with the recycling reclamation facility used by Moore County that all glass dropped off at Moore County landfill sites is being hauled to the landfill and will not be recycled. For questions, contact the Public Services Department at 910-295-5021.

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