Recycling notes

- To raise money for burn victims, the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has aluminum-can recycling trailers at: Doctors Hospital Burn Center, Wheeler Road; fire stations at Richmond Hill Road, Windsor Spring Road, Walton Way Extension and the two former fire stations on Central Avenue. Other area locations are Augusta News Print and DSM Chemical. Call the foundation office at (706) 650-2876 for the location near you.

- Augusta-Richmond County Landfill, 4330 Deans Bridge Road, Blythe, (706) 592-3200, has a drop-off facility that takes glass (no plate glass; needs to be separated by color -- clear, brown or green), metal of any type, electronics, all types of paper, plastic (No. 1 and No. 2), cardboard, automotive fluids and batteries.

- Sonoco, 1525 Government Road, (706) 733-7757, takes paper products, except parchment.

- Jefferson Smurfit, 1311 Walker St., (706) 722-9603, takes office paper waste, newspapers, magazines, cardboard, cans and plastic bottles.

- Motor oil and transmission fluids can be taken to Jiffy Lube locations: 1642 Walton Way, (706) 738-5709; 3346 Wrightsboro Road, (706) 738-6308; 216 Bobby Jones Expressway, (706) 860-9026; 2028 Windsor Spring Road, (706) 790-3935; 4405 Washington Road, (706) 869-9219; 2734 Washington Road, (706) 738-4111.

- Also, motor oil can be taken to Advance Auto locations: 2112 Lumpkin Road, (706) 793-3282; 2522 Tobacco Road, (706) 560-2192; 1933 Walton Way, (706) 738-7760; 3602 Peach Orchard Road, (706) 790-6511; 3504 Wrightsboro Road, (706) 737-5077; 5140 Wrightsboro Road, (706) 228-4455; 4483 Columbia Road, (706) 863-9371; and 4018 Washington Road, (706) 868-5157.

- CMC Recycling, 1890 Old Savannah Road, (706) 434-2450, takes metals, including copper, aluminum and appliances.


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