Spring Clean-Up event set for April 10

Non-hazardous waste to be collected at citywide event

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Community members participate during a previous Midlothian Spring Clean-Up Day along George Hopper Drive in this file photo. The latest Clean-Up Day has been set for April 10, the city has announced.

Midlothian Public Works Department invites residents to drop off their non-hazardous waste at a free Clean-Up Day to be held on Saturday, April 10 at 1050 North Highway 67, from 8 a.m. to noon.

Residents may drop off non-hazardous waste items for disposal or recycling, including:  furniture, appliances (Freon removal provided), documents for shredding, off-rim tires (car, light truck, semi-truck trailer; NOT farm, tractor, or heavy equipment tires), electronics such as, hair dryers, curling irons, keyboards, computer monitors, speakers, radio receivers, hand-held gaming devices, and televisions.

Projector TVs can be recycled for a $1 per-screen-inch charge (cash and correct change accepted only), or disposed of for free.  Tube-style televisions cannot be thrown away, but can be recycled for the fee of $1 per screen inch. The vendor who recycles televisions requires payment in cash and correct change only.

This event is intended for residents within city limits only and is not for businesses.  Participants are asked to remain inside their vehicles and staff will handle removal of items.

No household hazardous waste such as oils, chemicals, or car batteries is accepted at this event. However, a hazardous waste disposal event is scheduled for May 1. For questions about Clean-Up Day, call 972-775-1083.