Recycling effort may soon be in the dumps

As demands continue to grow to maintain its recycling program, the Iola Rotary Club announced it is hoping to find another group willing to take on the effort. Rotary will discontinue its recycling work on Dec. 18.

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November 16, 2021 - 10:41 AM

Patricia Michael, rural Iola, loads plastic bottles into a recycling bin at the Iola Rotary dropoff spot on North State Street. The site closed Dec. 18. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

The fate of a 26-year recycling program overseen by the Iola Rotary Club is in doubt.

Rotary President Alana Kinzle announced last week the recycling program has “exceeded our club’s capability” and will end in December.

Rotary will make its last pick-ups Dec. 18. Members are eager to find another organization, club or entity willing to continue the project.

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