Kentucky's elections are over, time to dispose of those political yard signs – properly
The political ads that littered the airwaves during the campaign are gone, and now it’s time to get rid of their yard or curbside equivalents. However, many recycling centers aren’t equipped to handle them, and the City of Lexington is asking residents to not put them in recycling carts.
Seth Holbrook is the program manager for the city’s Division of Environmental Services.
“Neither of those materials can be placed in curbside carts. One with the signs just not being recyclable. But the stakes being dangerous to both our drivers and then the sorters and staff that are on hand.”
Holbrook said 10 businesses and organizations in Lexington are serving as drop-off sites.
“We've partnered with those handful of different locations to serve as drop off sites to make it easier for folks to dispose of these materials properly.”
The signs will be accepted through November 21st.
Lexington yard signs drop-off sites (through Nov. 21)
Crank & Boom Clays Mill, 3101 Clays Mill Rd. Suite 301
Crank & Boom Distillery District, 1210 Manchester St.
Dunbar Community Center, 545 N. Upper St.
Good Foods Co-op, 455 Southland Dr.
John's Run/Walk Shop, 317 S. Ashland Ave.
John's Run/Walk Shop, 3735 Palomar Centre Dr.
Lexington Senior Center, 195 Life Lane
Pemberton's Greenhouses, 555 Keller Ct.
Tates Creek Community Center, 3460 Campus Way
Wild Birds Unlimited, 152 N. Locust Hill Dr.
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