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2 Kannapolis recycling centers to close by 2014

KANNAPOLIS — Two county-operated recycling centers in Kannapolis are scheduled to close before the end of the year.
A Cabarrus County Recycling Convenience Center located behind the Cabarrus County Department of Human Services at 1303 S. Cannon Blvd. will close on Aug. 1, according to a city press release.
A Rowan County Recycling Center located at 614 West Eighth Street is scheduled to close temporarily while the Rowan County Board of Commissioners considers a schedule for permanent closure, the release said.
The city of Kannapolis plans to continue its curbside-recycling program. It also offers drop-off e-waste recycling at the public works department at 1401 Bethpage Road on Mondays through Thursdays between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Residents can call the department at 704-920-4200 to schedule an appointment on Fridays to drop off oversized or bulky electronics recyclables.
Cabarrus County will continue to operate two countywide recycling convenience centers.
The Cabarrus County Construction and Demolition Landfill, 4441 Irish Potato Road, is open Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Cabarrus County Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 246 General Services Drive, is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the third Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rowan County operates recycling convenience centers throughout Rowan County. Visit the Rowan County website for a complete listing of locations and hours of operation.
For more information on the city of Kannapolis recycling program, visit the city’s website or call 704-920-4200. For more information on recycling in Cabarrus County, visit the Cabarrus County Solid Waste Management website or call 704-920-3278. For more information on recycling in Rowan County, visit the Rowan County website or call 704-216-8593.

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