The Earth Angel Recycling Program is the city's curbside recycling service. It is provided free of charge as part of the services provided by the Hot Springs Solid Waste Department. Recycling is the best way to protect the environment from overburdened landfills while reducing costs. By taking part in the Earth Angel Recycling Program, citizens have the opportunity to help ensure a healthy future for the community.
The Earth Angel truck collects the following materials: aluminum cans; brown paper grocery bags; corrugated cardboard; leaves, grass and small brush; newsprint; plastic grades No. 1 and No. 2; and telephone books.
To participate in the Earth Angel Recycling Program, call the Solid Waste Department at 501-321-6911 or sign up at http://www.cityhs.net/recycle-registration. The city will furnish the container and a calendar of scheduled collection days. The container should be placed curbside prior to 6 a.m. for pickup.
For the yearly recycling schedule, visit http://www.cityhs.net/recycledays.
Last week, the Earth Angels of Hot Springs recycled:
220 pounds -- Aluminum cans.
73,020 pounds -- Commercial cardboard.
2,198 pounds -- Corrugated cardboard.
335 pounds -- Newspaper.
747 pounds -- Plastic grades No. 1 and No. 2.
1,880 pounds -- Scrap metal.
71,100 pounds -- Yard waste and C.A.P.S.
Last week, a total of 74.75 tons of recyclable materials were kept out of the landfill.
Today -- Hobson Avenue/Plain Street.
Monday -- Quail Creek Road/Lotus Loop.
Tuesday -- James Street/Millcreek Road.
Wednesday -- Park Avenue/Magnolia Street/Circle Drive.
Thursday -- Oaklawn Park/Pine Meadows.
Friday, March 31 -- Whittington Avenue/Quapaw Avenue-Prospect Avenue.