Recycling revamped

Allen County Recycling Inc. recently applied for non-profit status as the new volunteer group aims at starting a program. They asked county commissioners for help hauling some recycled items to a larger center in Coffey County.

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April 27, 2022 - 4:33 PM

Volunteers with Allen County Recycling Inc., load cardboard boxes onto a conveyer belt, where they will be baled into large squares to be recycled. The recycling center gave a presentation to area fourth-graders last week. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

A new recycling group asked the county for help transporting items to an outside facility.

Commissioners said they wanted to think about the request for a week.

Allen County Recycling Inc. recently applied for 501(c)3 non-profit status and appointed a board of directors. The group attended Tuesday’s commission meeting with Alan Weber, a former county counselor, as its spokesperson.

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