KINGWOOD — Recycling on the Buckwheat Competition was among the many subjects mentioned on the Wednesday night assembly of the Preston County Strong Waste Authority.
Don Smith, board president of the SWA, mentioned recycling bins for aluminum and plastic, in addition to trash cans, might be positioned on the Buckwheat Competition grounds this 12 months to gather recyclables.
He mentioned there might be three-bin models out there for public use situated in several areas across the grounds. Smith mentioned two might be situated on the neighborhood constructing, one in entrance of the constructing and one alongside the facet.
One other set of bins might be situated on the ticket constructing, two on the crafts constructing, one on the cow palace and one on the beer tent.
Smith mentioned the Kingwood Rotary Membership will exchange the total luggage with new rubbish luggage each day. SWA members voted to buy the heavy-duty luggage wanted for the bins.
The August e-cycling occasion held on the outdated Preston Memorial Hospital website was additionally mentioned.
Smith mentioned the variety of CRT’s dropped off then was about the identical as on the final occasion.
Smith mentioned there have been 3,429 kilos of flat display screen TVs; 6,098 kilos of combined electronics; 2,016 kilos of printers; 1,467 kilos of PCs; 399 laptops; and 925 kilos of LCD displays. The complete haul totaled 14,344 kilos and stuffed 32 skids.
This didn’t embrace the CRT’s that had been collected and brought to the landfill. CRTs collected consisted of 64 models, or two trailer hundreds, weighing 3,740 kilos.
The following assembly of the Preston County Strong Waste Authority might be at 7 p.m. Oct. 4.