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Posted on: March 18, 2019

SPRING CLEANUP, FREE TREE BRANCH & TIRE DISPOSAL, AND SHRED DAY

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City-Wide Spring Cleanup Event is April 15 and 16
Please place your items on the curb by 6 a.m. on April 15 or 16, depending upon which date is your designated trash collection day. The collection may last through April 17 due to the volume.

If you live in an apartment, condo or townhome with private trash collection, you may not be a part of the Spring Clean-up Event. Please contact your association or management to find out.

The total amount of debris on your curb must fit into the size of a flatbed truck, roughly 8 ft x 5.5 ft x 3 ft. Extra debris will not be collected.

Items not accepted in the collection include appliances, yard waste, tires, electronic waste, hazardous waste, drywall, broken glass, and concrete. Items from small home improvement projects, like a few doors or windows, will be allowed. Items from large construction projects will not be picked up.

Weight rule: If two people can reasonably lift an accepted item, then it will be collected. Heavier items will not be collected. The average Johnston household pays around $6 per year (included in your monthly utility bill) for this Spring Clean-up Event --- so take advantage of it!


Free Tree Branch & Tire Disposal April 18 through 20
Johnston residents can drop off branches, limbs and passenger vehicle tires at the Public Works Facility, located at 6400 NW Beaver Drive, at no cost. Please bring your ID for proof of residency.

Branches cannot be larger than 18 inches in diameter. Tree debris will be turned into mulch.

Tires must be off the rim; limit 4 tires per household. Tires from businesses are not accepted.

Drop-off Hours:

  • Thursday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. to noon

Shred your Stuff - Saturday, April 27
Get rid of your old confidential documents in a safe and secure way at Johnston Public Library’s FREE Shred Day. THE SHREDDER company will be in the Johnston Public Library parking lot, located at 6700 Merle Hay Road on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to noon for on-site document destruction.

Please limit material to be shredded to 3 boxes or containers per household that need not be returned. No registration is necessary. This event is sponsored by AARP in conjunction with Money Smart Week.

It’s a great way to recycle and prevent identity theft!

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