‘When in doubt, throw it out’

Roper lists ways to help save taxpayer money on county recycling program

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

COUNTY — Pickens County administrator Ken Roper says the public’s assistance is needed with the county’s recycling program.

Roper discussed recycling during a Facebook Live update video posted Friday.

Plastic items not meant for recycling are being placed at the recycling centers, he said. Currently there’s not a need on the recycling market for much of this plastic.

“We’re trucking plastics from the recycling centers to the center and then, since nobody will come get it, we ultimately have to make the decision ‘OK, we’ve got to treat this like trash,’” Roper said. “We can’t keep it anymore and we have to truck it again to the ultimate

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