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Recycle metal fire debris

Methow Recycles, Cascade Concrete and local volunteers are teaming up to help people clean up and recycle metal debris from the Carlton Complex Fire. Organizers of the program can help make arrangements for collecting and recycling roofing, appliances, farm equipment or vehicles. Proceeds from the metal go to the homeowner or to Methow Recycles to...
Curbside glass pick-up phased out

Curbside glass pick-up phased out

By Laurelle Walsh

Glass is no longer part of WasteWise Methow’s curbside recycling program, but Methow Recycles still accepts glass and puts it to good use locally. Although the valley’s sanitation company, WasteWise …

Methow Recycles considers offering building materials for reuse

Methow Recycles considers offering building materials for reuse

Interested in reusing building materials? Methow Recycles wants to know. Methow Recycles is soliciting opinions on the potential for a service that would allow people to reuse building materials. The service would allow people to donate reusable building materials to a reuse center, where the materials would be sold at a low price. Materials could...
Recycle metal scrap from fires

Recycle metal scrap from fires

Methow Recycles is teaming up with Cascade Concrete and local contractors to help residents who lost their homes to fire deal with metal material left in the ashes, such as roofing, appliances, farm equipment, vehicles or other metal that has value. Homeowners can receive payment for the metal, or can direct the proceeds to Methow...
Community briefs: June 4, 2014

Community briefs: June 4, 2014

This week: ‘Weed-a-thon’ fundraiser for LBHS students on Thursday, June 5, Metal drive continues Saturday and Vacation Bible school in July.
Heavy metal 

Heavy metal 

Volunteers Don McIvor (in truck) and Steve Oulman unload a washing machine at last Sunday’s Methow Recycles metal drive. The next drive is set for June 7.
Metal drive starts Sunday

Metal drive starts Sunday

The Methow Recycles annual metal drive starts Sunday (May 25) with free drop-off of most scrap metals from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cascade Concrete on Horizon Flats Road in Winthrop. The second day of the drive will be June 7. Acceptable materials include appliances, “things with engines” (farm, garden and lawn equipment), wire, cable, pipe,...
Sorting it out for Earth Day

Sorting it out for Earth Day

Methow Recycles Plant Manager Susan Ernsdorff, left, WasteWise Methow owner Casey Bouchard, and volunteer litter picker-uppers Jane Hubrig and Kris Borgias sort litter picked up off valley roadsides on Saturday at the Winthrop Town Trailhead

Got plastic? You can recycle more of it now

Methow Recycles and WasteWise are now able to recycle a much wider variety of plastic products as well as milk, juice and soup boxes. “The most frequently heard question from Methow Recycles’ customers is, ‘why can’t I recycle my yogurt tubs, lettuce boxes and milk cartons,’” said Susan Ernsdorff, plant manager for Methow Recycles. Now...

Community briefs: March 5, 2014

This week: Recycle some big metal, Beer and bikes and Options for long-term care