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The city of Largo announces new residential Mixed Recycling Program
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The city of Largo announces new residential Mixed Recycling Program

Largo, Florida - Largo residents will soon welcome an all new curbside recycling program. Largo's Mixed Recycling Program makes recycling easier and accommodates more recyclables than ever before. The City of Largo welcomes back colored glass bottle and jars their program and introduces plastics #3 through #7, paper cartons and metal food cans.

"Residents have often been confused by what they can and can't recycle," said Solid Waste Manager Michael Gordon. "Thanks to the technology of new sorting facilities in the area, we are finally able to recycle so much more," said Gordon.

 Beginning in January 2014, residents with curbside collection will receive wheeled carts with lids that can be easily rolled to the curb on their recycle day. There is no sorting necessary in this new, easy Mixed Recycling Program Largo residents are already accustomed to the simplicity of collection vehicles such as those currently used for garbage. Recycling collection will mirror that collection method with a new blue cart.

The first collection of mixed recyclables is set to begin February 3rd, 2014. For more information about the program, including a full list of acceptable materials, visit LargoRecyclesMore.com.

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