Marion County unveils its new recycling facility

FARMINGTON, W.Va. — Marion County Solid Waste Authority held a grand opening of the recycling facility on Wednesday.

Bobbi Benson, executive director of the authority, said that about 50 people attended the opening, where the recycling process was explained.
Those who attended were allowed to see the two new balers that will be used to recycle the various materials.

“I was very proud of everyone,” Benson said. “Everyone has helped getting us where we are today.”

Some even were lucky enough to witness how much the baler reduced the size of items.

The new balers will allow the recycling program to be self-sufficient. Before the balers were purchased, the funding from sold recyclable materials was less than 50 percent of what the county could generate…

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