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Alpine County cleanup planned

Staff reports

The annual Alpine County Autumn Cleanup will be held Oct. 10 and 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Alpine County Public Works Yard, Woodfords #1, and Turtle Rock Park #2.

The cleanup is for Alpine County residents only, and the service is provided as a courtesy.

Dumpsters are provided by Douglas Disposal to Alpine County as a part of its franchise, the cost of which is a part of their customers’ monthly rate. (No taxpayer dollars are used.)

At Public Works Yard #1, acceptable materials will be household garbage, metals, plastic, paper, treated wood waste; special wastes will be refrigerators and freezers (Freon removal provided by DDI), washers, dryers, water heaters, stoves and vehicle batteries; recycling materials will be glass – sorted brown, green and clear, uncontaminated motor oil, aluminum cans in bags, #1 plastic in bags, bundled newspapers and flattened cardboard.

Unacceptable materials include household hazardous waste, tires, rocks, dirt, cement, stumps or similar debris, construction debris and construction site clearing debris.

At Turtle Rock Park #2, the burn pile, acceptable materials include natural vegetation, shrubs, pine needles, grass, leaves, branches and limbs (no stumps). Material can be left from Oct. 1 through Nov. 30 and must be dumped in the area of previous burn pile only.

Unacceptable materials at #2 are stumps, tires, trash, garbage, household hazardous waste, treated wood, commercial items such as wood with nails, rocks, dirt and cement, commercial construction debris and construction site clearing debris.

Household hazardous waste that will not be accepted is paint, solvents, oil, paint thinners, cleaning fluids, aerosol cans, pesticides and insecticides.

For other information, call Public Works at 694-2140.

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