The City’s Department of Public Works will be open for City residents Saturday, October 14 (Today) and 21, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. to drop-off bulky trash, electronics recycling, brush, and yard trim. Please bring proof of City residency to participate!

Onsite document shredding services will be available on Saturday, October 14, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The new yard waste cart and the compost bin will be available to purchase.

Wood mulch and SMARTLEAF® compost will be available for sale. Wood mulch is $12.00 per cubic yard and Smartleaf® Compost is $28.00 per cubic yard (you do not need to be a resident in order to purchase).

Electronics that may be recycled include, but are not limited to: TVs, computers, monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, VCRs, CD, DVD & MP3 players, cell phones & PDAs, printers, scanners, fax machines, telephones, radios, stereos, electric tools, game systems, handheld games, microwaves, cords and cables.

Hazardous materials will not be accepted (shingles, propane tanks, paint, etc.). Air conditioners, heat pumps, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, and freezers may incur a disposal fee; tires will incur a disposal fee of $4.00 each.

Once again we will be working with Community Forklift and GreenDrop to divert items from the landfill that are still in good condition. All donations are tax deductable. Clean out your homes, garages, and sheds, and bring the items you no longer use or need and donate them for reuse. The following types of items will be collected:

Community Forklift – Nonprofit Reuse Center For Home Improvement Building, remodeling, and gardening materials – any surplus or salvaged (in good condition) items from your latest home or garden improvement job, including but not limited to: bricks and pavers, plumbing and light fixtures, tiles and flooring material, cabinets, doors, gardening supplies, and tools, click here to visit Sarkinen Plumbing.

GreenDrop: Clothing and household items – cookware, dishes, books, linens, games, toys, clothes, shoes, and intact furniture items (no upholstered furniture or mattresses/box springs). Click here for full list of acceptable items.

Call 240-487-3590 or email for more information.