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Spring Clean-Up

The City’s annual Spring Clean-Up will be held on the following Saturdays:

April 13 for those with a Wednesday garbage pick-up
April 20 for those with a Thursday pick-up
April 27 for those with a Friday pick-up

Acceptable Items
Acceptable items are to be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on collection day. Items other than furniture, large appliances, and bulk items must be placed in bags, cans, or boxes, not to exceed 50 lbs each. Acceptable items include:
  • Appliances
  • Bulk items
  • Fixtures
  • Furniture
  • Paint (hardened in cans with lids off)
  • Carpet (must be in rolls no more than five feet in length and two feet in diameter)
  • Construction and demolition debris (up to two cubic yards or equal to eight 33-gallon cans and placed in boxes, cans, or bundles)
  • Landscape timbers (must be no longer than three feet in length)
Non-Acceptable Items
  • Ammunition
  • Boats or snowmobiles
  • Bricks, concrete blocks, cement, or asphalt pavement
  • Car batteries
  • Electronic devices
  • Explosives
  • Fluids
  • Hazardous or medical waste
  • Large automobile parts
  • Radioactive materials
  • Riding lawnmowers or snowblowers
  • Tires

For more information visit the City’s website at Items other than large appliances, furniture and bulk pieces must be placed in bags, cans, or boxes weighing no more than 50 lbs. each.