HANNIBAL (WGEM) — 2 Rivers Industries, Inc. of reported Monday that it has suspended all recycling efforts effective immediately.
Officials state this was not an easy decision to come to, however, the Board of Directors and the Executive Director feel that this is our way to help combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Officials report that a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine discovered the following on stability of the coronavirus outside of the body:
- Remained viable in aerosols for three hours
- Remained on plastic and stainless steel for 48-72 hours
- Remained on Cardboard for less than 24 hours
- Remained on copper less than 4 hours
2 Rivers Industries serves the Hannibal area.