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Sherman County schedules cleanup May 11

On May 11th, Sherman County residents are invited to bring one pick-up load of trash to the Solid Waste Transfer Station without paying a fee with some exceptions.

When: May 11, 2013 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Sherman County Solid Waste Transfer Site located at 72526 Welk Road between Highway 206 and Biggs Junction.

How: Upon arrival wait for the attendant to direct you to the appropriate unloading site.

Limited to one trip per vehicle.

Restrictions: No household hazardous or medical waste will be accepted.

Fees are required for:

Refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners $29.28 each

Appliances $10.45

Tires without rims $10.45

Tires with rims $13.60

Furniture – $10.45

Recycling categories at the Transfer Station will include:

First Sort - the following can all be placed in the recycling containers together:

· PAPER – newspapers, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, phone books, shredded paper in a paper bag, cereal & cracker style boxes (liner removed), cardboard tubes, milk cartons & juice boxes.

· PLASTIC – plastic bottles with a neck, plastic tubs 6 oz to 5 gal, plant containers 4 inches and larger

· METAL – aluminum cans, tin cans (flattened), clean aluminum foil and foil baking pans, empty aerosol cans (discard cap)

Second Sort – All glass bottles and jars – rinsed. No lids.

Third Sort – Corrugated cardboard, flattened.

E - Waste – Computer towers, laptops, monitors, televisions

You may also bring:

· YARD WASTE – Clean brush & trimmings under 6 inches in diameter

· CAR BATTERIES

~ Waste Connections/The Dalles Disposal

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