SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Savannah is making an extra effort to recycle items typically thrown away every year by college students leaving the city for summer break.
At the end of May, the city plans to partner with the Savannah College of Art and Design, as well as Goodwill and Keep Savannah Beautiful, to keep the usual piles couches, microwave ovens and other goods from going straight to the landfill.
From May 31 to June 4, students will be able to arrange for free pickup of furniture and appliances. Dump trucks will make rounds of neighborhoods near the downtown campus. And Goodwill will have staff at a drop-off site to sift through discarded items for goods that can be reused.
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