County to close public recycling centers
The county is closing its public recycling centers.
The only place residents will now have to recycle will be the county landfillat 230 W. Gulf to Lake Highway in Lecanto, which the county said on Thursday will not cost residents a fee to use.
After hearing for the past few weeks from Meadowcrest residents about not allowing a recycling area in that part of Crystal River, and hearing horror stories from residents watching an incoming flood of non-recyclables streaming into recycling areas countywide, the Citrus County Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to pull the plug on recycling abuse.
Citrus County Commission Chairman Scott Carnahan said the move is temporary, until the county can decide how to efficiently manage all of the county's waste stream, from recycling to universal garbage collection.
As of Thursday, the following Recycling Centers will be closing: