Flint recycling program to begin

      Interested residents can sign up for the City of Flint's new recycling program, "Fill the Bin Flint!" provided by Republic Services beginning Monday, April 15.

      Republic Services will provide an 18-gallon bin for residents and there will be no pre-sorting requirements. All approved materials can be placed into bins for bi-weekly curbside pickup.

      Recycling service will begin the week of May 6. Residents interested in participation must sign up for the program. Residents can sign up by calling 1-888-872-7455, or by visiting or in person to one of six locations in Flint:

      Flint City Hall

      Southside Police Volunteer Service Center

      Ballenger Highway Police Volunteer Service Center

      Kettering University Police Service Center

      Salem Housing

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