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N.C. Recycling Center to Close Due to Chronic Misuse

The site was being used as a dumping ground for prohibited items like improper furniture.

The recycling drop-off site at the Wake Forest Public Works Operation Center in Wake Forest, N.C., will permanently on June 30 due to “chronic misuse.”

The site was supposed to be used as a drop-off location for items like cardboard, plastic bottles and aluminum cans, but instead it was used as a dumping ground for prohibited items like improper furniture.

CBS North Carolina has more details:

The recycling drop-off site at the Wake Forest Public Works Operation Center will close for good at the end of the month as a result of “chronic misuse,” town officials said Tuesday.

The drop-off site on Friendship Chapel Road was intended to provide the town’s residents and small businesses with a place to safely discard recyclable materials like cardboard, plastic bottles, and aluminum cans, but town officials noted that the site had instead become a dumping ground for prohibited items.

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