MARYSVILLE – The city is planning two free events to encourage residents to clean up the town April 28.
Clean Sweep takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Public Works, 80 Columbia Ave.
City residents may clear out trash and recyclables for free. Accepted items include: bagged garbage, yard waste (no dirt, sod or rocks), scrap metal and appliances. The first 50 refrigerators or freezers accepted free (limit one per household). After that, residents will be charged $35 per appliance. Also accepted will be washers, dryers, stoves and hot water tanks. Clean wood (unpainted, untreated, no construction materials). Tires (clean, no wheels) car and marine batteries; fluorescent light tubes and compact bulbs; and electronics and e-waste.
Please sort separately for donation clothing and household items (usable furniture, housewares, sports equipment, toys, etc.)
Do not bring household batteries, LED and incandescent light bulbs and hazardous waste, including paint and household chemicals
Proof of residency required. One personal vehicle load per household; no commercial vehicles. No business/commercial waste.
Also, the Shred-A-Thon will from 9 a.m.-noon at City Hall, 1049 State Ave.
Bring up to six standard file-size boxes for free shredding. Marysville Sunrise Rotary will accept clean styrofoam for recycling. Marysville Arts and Tech High School will accept donations of old computers and electronic devices. For electronics they can accept computer towers, laptops, working flat-screen monitors, cell phones, keyboards, mice, hard drives, tablets, e-readers, digital cameras and gaming consoles. Electronics that cannot be recycled are printers, broken flat-screen monitors and CRT monitors.
Donations to the food bank are accepted.