By Caroleine James
Wrangell Sentinel 

Recycling guide points the way to 'better choices'


August 24, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Kim Wickman, who coordinates the community recycling effort for WCA, assists Girl Scouts Kailee Roundtree, left, and Brownie Millie Howe on Aug. 14 at the aluminum can collection site at Wrangell IGA.

Every year, the Wrangell Cooperative Association reminds the community about the recycling and waste disposal options available in town. The initiative, said Kim Wickman, who coordinates the effort, is about "giving people the information they need to make better choices."

Wickman believes that most people want to lessen their environmental impact, but don't always know how. "Making (recycling) simpler for people makes them a lot likelier to do it," explained Wickman.

The WCA's 2022 disposal guide lists what to do with hazardous wastes, paper, aluminum cans, worn-out gillnets, dirty motor o...

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