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Spring Clean-up

Sunday March 25, 2012

The City of Tarpon Springs offers this service to City Residents who pay for curbside garbage service on their City Utility Bill.

Place the following items at the curb by 7:00 am Sunday April

Furniture
Small Household Items
Mattresses
Carpet / Padding (cut & bundled)
Washer / Dryer / Dishwasher

The following items will NOT be picked up

Propane Tanks
Construction Material over 4 feet
Refrigerators / Freezers / Microwave Ovens
Air Conditioning Units
Electronics or Chemicals
Yard Waste (picked up as part of our weekly garbage pick-up cycle)
Tires

Used Tires

As part of the special clean-up[ service, the City of Tarpon Springs will accept used tires at the Yard Waste Facility located at 898 Levis Avenue on the following two days: (727) 943-0067

Friday, April from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday, April from 7:00 am to NOON

Tarpon Springs holds it Electronic and Chemical collection day on Saturday, April 14th, 2012 ~ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tarpon Springs High School ~ 1411 Gulf Road (Tarpon Springs Florida)

What to bring:

Chemicals: automotive fluids, batteries (household & vehicle), cleaners, cooking oil, fertilizers, fluorescent bulbs and other mercury containing devices, fungicides herbicide's, motor oil, paint (latex or oil), paint remover, paint thinner, pesticides, pool chemicals, solvents, smoke detectors, wood preservatives.

Electronics:  TV's, VCR's, cell phones, computers, copiers, digital cameras, fax machines, microwave ovens, monitors, printers, printer cartridges, stereo equipment, telephones, etc.

What NOT to bring:

Appliances, biological and/or infectious waste, empty paint cans, explosives, fire extinguishers, garbage, propane tanks, radioactive waste.

How to package & transport chemicals:

  1. Do NOT mix chemicals together.
  2. Keep products in original labeled containers if possible.
  3. Place containers in cardboard boxes. Use crumpled newspaper in boxes to prevent breakage.
  4. Place leaky containers in clear plastic bags, and transport in boxes with newspaper.
  5. Put boxes in the trunk or in the back of vehicles away from passengers.
  6. Place individual batteries in separate plastic bags, or cover the terminals with heavy tape to prevent short-circuits.

Sponsored by the City of Tarpon Springs & Pinellas County Department of Solid Waste
For more information call (727) 943-4837 or (727) 464-7500 or go to http://pinellascounty.org/utilities

For everybody's safety, no walk-ups please.

dates and locations may be subject to change