|New State-Of-The-Art Recycling Facility Now Serving Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex|
Several dignitaries and community leaders participated in the dedication, to include: The Honorable Betsy Price, Mayor of
"We are proud of our community, and take to heart our role as responsible stewards of the local environment," said
The new MRF collects and processes all plastics marked 1 through 7, paper products, cardboard, glass, aluminum, and other materials. The facility utilizes a highly-automated Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition system, which enables facility operators to continually monitor the materials sorting process, move 35 tons of materials per hour, and automate the baling and storage of finished commodities. It has the capacity to sort and process incoming materials, and ship finished commodities to domestic and international markets.
There are approximately 40 full-time employees working at the new complex. In addition, the complex offers a unique
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