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Waterloo holds "Buck Day" citywide cleanup

WATERLOO (KWWL) - The city of Waterloo will soon hold its annual fall citywide cleanup.  It's Saturday, Sept. 12 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Waste Management Services site at 3505 Easton Ave.  It's open to all city residents.  Each vehicle entering the site will be charged $1.

City officials say here's what you can bring:

  • 1) Appliances: limit 4 per household; air conditioner, dehumidifier, freezer, refrigerator, clothes dryer, clothes washer, dishwasher, kitchen range, oven/stove, microwave oven, furnace, thermostat, water heater, etc.
  • 2) Tires: limit 4 per household; automobile and pick-up truck tires (rim or no rim).
  • 3) General bulk items "trash": furniture, lawn furniture, worn out clothing, bedding, scrap lumber and building remodeling and repair scrap materials, carpet, house wares, toys, bicycles, etc.
  • 4) All gasoline powered equipment: lawnmowers, weed eaters, tillers, snow blowers, etc. Power equipment must be drained of gas and oil prior to dumping.

Here's what you cannon bring:

  • 1) No garbage (please use your weekly garbage service)
  • 2) No hazardous materials
  • 3) No paint
  • 4) No liquids: fuels, oils, pharmaceuticals, etc.
  • 5) No batteries
  • 6) No yard waste or tree debris
  • 7) No propane gas tanks
  • 8) No tractor or semi tires

Online Reporter:  Bob Waters

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