MOORHEAD-Fargo and Moorhead have announced the official start dates for single-sort recycling in their cities.
"Starting this summer, recycling across the metro will be easier than ever before," said Steve Moore of Moorhead Public Works. "Even my 6-year-old daughter can recycle. So I lay that challenge out."
At a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, April 17, Fargo and Moorhead announced when single-sort recycling will make its official debut.
Residents in both cities will get their recycle bins between June 6 and 16, and the start date July 3.
All recyclables can go into the blue 96-gallon bins.
In Moorhead, 5,500 apartments will also receive recycling dumpsters.
City leaders say recycling will reach 50 percent more customers after the change.
There is one thing the cities stress: blue bins are for recycling. For garbage, it's brown bins in Moorhead and black bins in Fargo.
Pick-up days will stay the same.
In Fargo it will cost $3 a month for recycling and in Moorhead it'll be $3.59 a month.