Free curbside recycling coming to Hattiesburg

Published 2:40 pm Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Free curbside recycling is coming to Hattiesburg.

The city hopes to start the program by Jan. 1.

Details of the program were unveiled during a City Council agenda review meeting on Monday, in preparation for a Tuesday vote.

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Pick-up for recyclable goods will occur once a week for each household. The contractors will deliver 18-gallon collection bins and pick-up information approximately three weeks before the program begins to the more than 11,000 single-family residences, 100 apartment units and more than 300 businesses within the city limits.