904 North Davis Street, OPEN AUGUST 18, 2007
Open Fridays from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. Now accepting household hazardous waste. Call City Hall at 479-674-5616 for more information.
ITEMS NOW ACCEPTED
Please separate materials according to type (Paper/cardboard, newsprint, cans. plastic).
CARDBOARD – Please flatten boxes
NEWSPAPER – Clean and dry
JUNK MAIL – CD’S and samples removed
CATALOGS AND BROCHURES
GLASS – Food grade. Please rinse.
CANS – Please clean and rinse. Remove labels from steel cans.
PLASTIC BOTTLES – Items with a neck. Please rinse plastic containers.
ELECTRONICS – Computer equipment, televisions, etc.
The ABC Center will continue to accept household hazardous waste!
ITEMS NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTED:
HOUSEHOLD TRASH – City residents have curbside pickup of household trash. Contact Sebastian County for your trash service provider if you live outside the city limits. Fort Smith Sanitation operates a landfill.
Tires, Burn Barrels or the contents of a burn barrel, and shingles are not accepted at the ABC Center.
Yard Waste is not accepted at the ABC Center.
We do not inherit the earth from our parents; we borrow it from our children.
The average American uses 650 lbs. of paper per year.
By recycling one ton (2,000 lbs.) of paper, we save: 17 trees; 6,953 gallons of water; 463 gallons of oil; 587 pounds of air pollution; 3.06 cubic yards of landfill space and 4,077 kilowatt hours of energy.
Americans go through 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour.
Half of all polyester carpet manufactured in the U.S. is made from recycled soda bottles.
We use about 392 cans per person per year.
Recycling one aluminum can saves enough electricity to run a TV for three hours.
The average American uses 142 steel cans annually.