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2 Rivers Industries suspends recycling

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.

Jim Roberts

Social Media & Digital Content Manager

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