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***NOTICE***APRIL 24, 2018 12:55 PM

The phone lines at the Richmond Police Department are currently down. We are working to correct the issue. If you have an emergency. please call 911. Our 911 system is working properly.

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Recycling

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Reduce, reuse and recycle are important reminders in today's world. Recycling provides an opportunity to reduce the amount of waste going to our landfills, save energy and conserve natural resources. Never, never put anything into a storm drain, no exceptions.

Upon Request, each household is provided one blue recycle bin. Newspapers, magazines, catalogs printed on glossy per, junk mail, white paper, mixed paper and envelopes can be placed in your blue recycle bin. Clear and cloudy plastic soft drink bottles and milk jugs and any plastic container with a #1 or #2 on it are acceptable as well as aluminum and tin cans.

Republic Services is now accepting most cartons in the recycling program including milk, juice, soy milk, broth, soup and other food and beverage cartons. This includes the familiar gable-top refrigerated cartons.

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Glass bottles and jars (all colors) can be recycled in your blue recycle cart. All other types of glass, including broken glass, drinking glasses, ceramics, etc. should be put in your garbage cart.

Unacceptable items include telephone books, plastic wrap or other types of plastic bottles, foil, pie tins, siding, aerosol cans of any type or scrap metal. Always look for the recycling symbol on the bottom of the product.