People living in the Elkhorn area are closer to a place to take their recyclables starting today.

The City of Omaha and its recycling processor, Firstar Fiber, are set to open a new recycling drop-off site at 20801 Elkhorn Drive. A ribbon-cutting is scheduled for 10 a.m.

There are four other recycling drop-off locations in Omaha:

» A parking lot at North 75th and Corby Streets

» A parking lot at the northeast corner of 26th Avenue and Douglas Street

» River City Recycling, 6404 S. 60th St.

» Firstar Fiber, 10330 I St.

The City Council approved a new contract with Firstar in December. That required the company to put in the new drop-off spot.

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