E-Cycle, Cleanup And Preserving Kings River

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Amber Kruth

E-Cycle, Cleanup and Preserving Kings River

Spring Cleanup

The spring bulky waste cleanup has begun. The city is sponsoring three upcoming general waste cleanups: Bulky items can be dropped off Saturday at the Elks Lodge and Vandergriff Elementary School; on April 24 at Root Elementary School and the city’s Solid Waste and Recycling Facility; and on May 1 at Woodland Junior High School and at the Church of Christ on Center Street. Electronic waste is not accepted. For a full list of allowed items, visit the city’s Web site at accessfayetteville.org.


A free electronics recycling event is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. These drop-off times are for individuals. Businesses, schools and nonprofit organizations are asked to drop-off their electronic waste at the ballpark from noon to 6 p.m. April 15. Visit www.co.washington.ar/us/EnvironmentalAffairs for info. To volunteer to help with this event, call 444-1725 or e-mail bscism@co.washington.ar.us.

Preserving Kings River

Designated as an extraordinary water resource by the state, a portion of the Kings River is now protected by the Nature Conservancy. The organization recently purchased 4,557 acres near Eureka Springs, including about seven miles of waterfront along the Kings. A tributary of Beaver Lake, the major source of drinking water in NWA, the Kings River will be preserved for its purity of water, ecological substance and aesthetic presence. The Nature Conservancy has helped the Natural State live up to its nickname by procuring 40 other sites to preserve.

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