Recycle bin distribution day for Birmingham residents

The Keep Birmingham Beautiful Commission (KBBC) is sponsoring a recycle bin distribution day for Birmingham residents.{} The service will be weekly,{}on Wednesdays, for residents who live within the city limits of Birmingham.{}{}

Curbside recycling is only available for those single-family dwellings that have their garbage picked up weekly by the City of Birmingham Department of Public Works (DPW).

Distribution will take place today from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. between City Hall and Linn Park on Short Twentieth Street.{} Residential information will be collected and placed in the DPW recycling collection database.

The bins will be loaded in your vehicle by KBBC volunteers and Helping Hands volunteers. Recycling information will also be distributed to learn more about the program.{}

Recyclable materials include: all paper and cardboard products, household plastics #1-7, aluminum and tin cans.{} Materials must be put out on Tuesday night or before 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday mornings.