PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - Residents of Paducah, Ky. have a new option for recycling. The city announced the start of its curbside recycling pickup through their public works department.
The program is scheduled to begin on Monday, Jan. 22. This is for residents who have their garbage collected on Thursday or Friday.
The next collection day will be Monday, Feb. 5 and that is for people who have their garbage collected on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Recycling containers will be collected twice per month.
The fee is $3 per month for one 96 gallon blue rollout container. Additional containers are another $3 per month.
These will appear on the property owner's Paducah Water bill.
According to the public information officer, a private company previously offered curbside recycling pickup. However, this will be the first time the city is offering the curbside pickup.
The city's recycling drop-off location will still be available.