Hattiesburg hopes you will recycle

Hattiesburg hopes you will recycle

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Mayor Toby Barker and the City of Hattiesburg have been pushing through the month of December, encouraging residents to recycle.

Their goal is to get Hattiesburg residents to sign up for the city's recycling program.

Here is a list of the things the city will and will not accept for recycling. 

What can be recycled? 

  • Aluminum Cans 

  • Cardboard boxes 

  • Magazines 

  • Newspapers 

  • Paper bags 

  • Paper towel rolls 

  • Unwanted mail 

  • Plastic laundry detergent bottles 

  • Plastic milk and juice jugs 

  • Plastic mouthwash bottles 

  • Plastic beverage bottles and caps 

  • Plastic shampoo bottles 

What cannot be recycled? 

  • Glass (of any kind) 

  • Motor oil 

  • Tires 

  • Food or liquid 

  • Plastic bags 

  • Clothing or linens 

  • Big items like wood, plastic, furniture or metal 

Follow this link to sign up for the city's recycling program: http://bit.ly/2D7sQ9z