The City of Texarkana, Arkansas is postponing the Green Texarkana Recycling Event until the Third Saturday this month.The event which is usually held on the second Saturday of each month is being delayed by a week because of this weekend's Railfest Event being held in downtown Texarkana, Arkansas.

This month, Green Texarkana will occur on Saturday May 18th at East Third and Hazel Streets. Paper, cardboard, plastic, cans and other small material will be accepted for recycling from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ink and toner cartridges and electronics may also be dropped off during this event.

Glass, and other hazardous materials cannot be accepted. Area residents have recycled around 29 tons of waste through Green Texarkana in 2013. For more information phone (870) 779-4946.