First fall bulky waste cleanup set for Saturday, Sept. 29

Owl Creek School, 375 N. Rupple Rd.

Need to get rid of an old appliance or something too large to fit into a residential trash bin? There’s a free opportunity this Saturday, Sept. 29 during the first of four bulky waste cleanups scheduled for this fall in Fayetteville.

The city’s Solid Waste and Recycling workers will accept bulky items from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owl Creek School, 375 N. Rupple Rd., and Holcomb Elementary School, 2900 N. Salem Road.

Participants are asked to bring a copy of their most recent water bill to verify residency.

Electronic waste, such as TV’s and computers, will not be accepted. Those items may be dropped off at the Washington County Household Hazardous Waste facility, 2615 Brink Drive, during normal operating hours from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information about the cleanup, call Brian Pugh, waste reduction coordinator, at 479-718-7685.

Fall 2012 Bulky Waste Cleanups

Saturday, Sept. 29
Owl Creek School, 375 N. Rupple Rd.
Holcomb Elementary School, 2900 N. Salem Rd.

Saturday, Oct. 6
Root Elementary School, 1529 E. Mission Blvd.
Solid Waste & Recycling Facility, 1560 S. Happy Hollow Rd.

Saturday, Nov. 10
Elks Lodge, 4444 N. Crossover Rd.
Vandergriff Elementary School, 2975 E. Township St. (Enter off Mission and exit out on Township)

Saturday, Nov. 17
Woodland Jr. High School, 7 E. Poplar St. (in front parking lot)
Church of Christ, 310 W. Center St.

Items allowed:

Couches, chairs, mattresses, large appliances, carpet, padding, vinyl flooring, drywall, paneling (limited amounts only, no contractors allowed), lawn mowers, hot water heaters, plumbing fixtures.

Items not allowed:

Household garbage, commercial garbage, medical waste, dirt, rocks, brush, leaves grass, tires, and household hazardous wastes such as paint, thinners, solvents, batteries, cleaning chemicals, pesticides, herbicides, automotive fluids