Marketing Board for recyclables to meet in Pine Bluff

The Arkansas State Marketing Board for Recyclables will meet in Pine Bluff at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Southeast Economic Development District, 721 Walnut St.

The board will hear reports from Jim Willits, owner of American Composting, on composting and from Andrew Armstrong, director of the Southeast Arkansas Regional Solid Waste Management District, on waste tires in Southeast Arkansas.

In addition to its business meeting, the board will tour the Jefferson County Tire Processing Facility and Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Recycling Facility at 6009 Gravel Pit Road, White Hall, at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9.

The Marketing Board advises and assists the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality with finding and maintaining markets for recyclable materials collected in Arkansas.