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Waste & Recycling March 13, 2018 03:30:38 PM

New Bowling Green, Kentucky Recycling Facility Breaks Ground

Paul Ploumis
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The official ceremony, held on March 9, was attended by company representatives, officials from Warren County, the City of Bowling Green, the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce and other invited dignitaries.
New Bowling Green, Kentucky Recycling Facility Breaks Ground

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): Southern Recycling LLC- a full service recycling company serving Tennessee, Kentucky and neighboring regions has announced groundbreaking of its new recycling facility located at 2791, Louisville Road in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The official ceremony, held on March 9, was attended by company representatives, officials from Warren County, the City of Bowling Green, the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce and other invited dignitaries.

Speaking on the occasion, Spencer Coates, president of Houchens Industries, Inc.- the parent company of Southern Recycling expressed great excitement on its expansion in the region. The new facility will better serve the Bowling Green and Warren County communities, he said. He also thanked the communities for the great support extended to the project. Meantime, John Fellonneau, president of Southern Recycling stated that the proposed state-of-the-art recycling center will help the company to better serve the communities, thereby contributing substantially to its growth.

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Ron Bunch, president and CEO of the Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce extended all support to Southern Recycling in celebrating another important project for South Central Kentucky. Mike Buchanon, Warren County judge-executive congratulated Southern Recycling on the project and added that the company has great future in the region. Bruce Wilkerson, Mayor, Bowling Green acknowledge the contributions by the company towards the City’s growth over the past decade.

According to company officials, it plans to develop a 45-acres parcel of land off Louisville Road in order to build the modern recycling facility. The company would invest approximately $16 million towards construction of the new 60,000 square-feet facility. The construction works of the plant will generate four full-time jobs in addition to several indirect jobs. The plant is expected to be completed by October this year.

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