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Posted on: June 12, 2020

CITY-WIDE CLEAN-UP IN SEPTEMBER

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Spring Clean-up has been rescheduled! It will be held on September 14 and 15, on your regular collection day. 

The City-wide Clean-up event allows residents to dispose of large household items on their regular trash collection day at no additional charge. All smaller items must be placed in bags or boxes. Think of all the things you would like to get rid of during an intense cleaning: mattresses, couches, tables, chairs, windows, doors, books, old dishes, or box springs.

Please place your items on the curb by 6 a.m., depending upon which date is your designated trash collection day. For residents with trash collection on Monday (west of NW 86th Street), the clean-up is September 14. For customers with trash collection on Tuesday (east of NW 86th Street), the clean-up is September 15.

If you live in an apartment, condo, or townhome with private trash collection, you may not be a part of the 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 Clean-up event, so take advantage of it!

For more guidance on what items can go at the curb, visit www.WhereItShouldGo.com/springcleanup.

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