City of Athens Kicks Off Recycling Cart Roll-Out With Press Conference

ATHENS, OH – The City of Athens invites media to a press conference to learn more about the implementation of its new residential recycling cart program, which will be launched the first week of November. Join us as we celebrate this improvement to local recycling infrastructure, the public-private partnerships that helped make it possible, and the benefits carts add to local recycling initiatives.

WHO: Steve Patterson, Mayor of City of Athens; Ron Lucas, City of Athens Deputy Service-Safety Director; Erin Sykes, Rural Action Zero Waste Program Director; Cody Marshall and industry representatives, The Recycling Partnership.

WHAT: Kick off of City of Athens recycling cart roll-out; presentations by City of Athens, Rural Action, and The Recycling Partnership; Q&A session.

WHEN: FRIDAY; October 21, 2016; 10:00am-12:00pm

WHERE: 10:00 a.m. Press event begins at the Athens-Hocking Recycling Center Millfield facility, located at 9009 Sand Ridge Rd., Millfield.
11:00 a.m. Participants can take a tour of the Athens-Hocking Recycling Center Materials Recovery Facility at 5991 Industrial Dr., The Plains.

Contact: For more information contact Andrea Reany,, (740) 677-4047