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Municipality Starts Recycling Collection Service in Samara

By Arianna McKinney

As of Wednesday, September 12, the environmental management department of the Municipality of Nicoya is beginning selective collection service for recyclables in Samara. A municipal van will pick up items each Wednesday.  

Collection sites outside of the center of Samara in Cangrejal are Hotel Pacific Lodge, the intersection toward Buena Vista, Super Iguana Verde/Pablito’s Bar, and the entrance to the beach; in Samara at Intercultura and in the lot diagonal from Intercultura; in El Torito, the high school, Hotel Villas Playa Samara, the ICE tower/Hotel Hemingway and the entrance to Condominios Villas. 

The community is encouraged to support the effort by separating recyclable items and placing them in clear plastic bags. Materials should be clean and dry, without oil, grease or food. Boxes, bottles and cans should be crushed or flattened to save space. Toilet paper and disposable diapers are not accepted.

Recyclable materials include: cardboard (corrugated, cereal boxes, poster board, packing boxes, shoe boxes, etc), paper (white, printer, magazine, newspaper, receipts, notebooks, books phone guides, etc), plastic (PET 1 PETE, TPE, HDPE 2, PEAD, plastic bags, packaging and wrapping), glass (not window glass, mirrors or light bulbs), aluminum or metal cans or containers (not kitchen utensils, motor parts, tools, etc.) and Tetra-Brik brand containers. 


 

More Community News

Tico Breakfast Raises Funds For Nosarans Affected by Earthquake

On Sunday September 16th 170 adults and children gathered for an authentic Tico-style breakfast at Lagarta Lodge, where a successful effort was made to collect donations for the Nosara Development Association on behalf of earthquake damaged homeowners.

New Committees Add Culture to Nosara

By the end of August, 26 members of the community gathered and held votes for the new Music and Culture committees.

Independence Day Celebration Parades are Suspended

The lantern parade, the torch’s arrival and the September 15th parade, where baton twirlers, lyres and drums can be seen and heard, have all been suspended as a result of the emergency in the canton of Nicoya after the Wednesday, September 5th earthquake and because of the high magnitude aftershocks that are still taking place.

Karaoke Dance in Garza to Support Blue Flag Efforts

Show your talent on the dance floor or with the microphone during a danceable karaoke on Friday, September 14th at 7 p.m. in Barco de Amor in Garza.

New Classrooms Flood at Samara’s High School

Samara’s rural high school now has two rows of new classrooms, but there’s a problem with the row closest to the street —the rooms flood with rainwater.

Nosara has a New Health Committee

About 38 people were in attendance at the office of the Nosara Development Association on Saturday, August 18th, when a new Health Committee was formed.

Architectural Students Present Design for Park in Samara

The vision for a park in the heart of Samara is an ambitious project, already two years in the making, and it will take at least two to three more years to secure financing and make it a reality, according to Marco Carmona, president of CASATUR, Samara’s tourism chamber.

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