City of Kent collects 284 tires, 188 mattresses at Recycling Event

957 vehicles drop off variety of items

  • Thursday, October 31, 2019 1:52pm
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A man drops off tires at the city of Kent’s Recycling Event on Oct. 19 at Hogan Park. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

A man drops off tires at the city of Kent’s Recycling Event on Oct. 19 at Hogan Park. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent

A total of 957 vehicles dropped off items last month at the city of Kent’s Recycling Event at Hogan Park on Russell Road.

Despite the rainy weather, the city collected 284 tires; 42,160 pounds of scrap metal; 188 mattresses; 9,200 pounds of shredded paper and other items at the Oct. 19 event.

Residents could dispose of recyclable items that are not normally accepted at the curb.

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