ABILENE, Texas -

If you're looking to do some good for the environment, your opportunities just increased.

Abilene's Environmental Recycling Center now has expanded hours of operation.

On Monday the center will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday it will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday it will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The center will remain closed Sunday.

"We are happy to offer extended hours of operation at the City's Environmental Recycling Center," said Director of Public Works Megan Santee in a media release. "The new hours will encourage citizens to take full advantage of the ERC's products and services."

The ERC plans to further extend hours of operation this upcoming summer.

For more information visit http://www.abilenetx.com/SolidWasteServices/recycle.htm or call the City's Solid Waste Services at 325-676-6053.

The ERC is located at 2209 Oak Street.