Mar 18, 2020 7:03 PM

City closes recycling, hazardous waste facilities

Posted Mar 18, 2020 7:03 PM
<b>Salina Drive-thru Recycling Center. </b>Salina Post file photo
Salina Drive-thru Recycling Center. Salina Post file photo

The City of Salina Drive-thru Recycling Center (SDRC) and Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility will be closed Thursday until further notice to align with the following.

• The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 days to slow the spread, which began on March 16 and involves avoiding gatherings of 10 or more people for a 15-day period.

• The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance for the next eight weeks, which recommends that organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States.

• Governor Kelly’s Executive Order NO. 20-04, effective through May 1 on social distancing to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Kansas.