City of Warrensburg 2016 Fall Cleanup

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CITY OF WARRENSBURG 2016 FALL CLEANUP

THIS PROGRAM IS PROVIDED FOR CITY OF WARRENSBURG RESIDENTS ONLY AND INCLUDES MOBILE HOME PARKS AND APARTMENT COMPLEXES.

Cleanup Weeks:

East of Maguire–MONDAY, October 10, 2016

West of Maguire– MONDAY, October 17, 2016

Bulk items such as furniture (couches, chairs, tables, mattresses), carpeting, tree trimmings, and appliances, must be placed curbside in a neat and orderly manner no later than 7:00 AM on Monday of your cleanup week. Bulk collection in your area starts on Monday, however, actual collection time will vary due to total volume and type of materials set out. This program is for items that are not normally hauled by your trash service.

To avoid interruption with your curbside collection service, the following guidelines shall apply. The City contractor or city crews will not make cleanup if guidelines are not observed.

BULK WASTE COLLECTION GUIDELINES

Bulk waste items must be placed curbside in a neat and orderly manner within (5) feet of the street. Bulk waste must be generated on the premises in which it is collected. Bulk waste will not be collected if it is from another location. All metal, brush, and trash shall be neatly separated in piles. Any mixing of bulk items may result in Cleanup refusal by the City or its Contractor. Each type of material is collected separately due to disposal methods. Do not place items in front of a vacant home or lot; they will not be picked up.

VOLUME RESTRICTIONS

Bulk Waste:

The amount of bulk is limited to (6) cubic yards per collection excluding appliances. (6) Cubic yards is equal to a pile of trash (6) feet wide, (6) feet long, and (4 1/2) feet high.

Brush Collection:

Maximum limb diameter is 6 inches, limbs must be cut to (4) foot lengths. All limbs and brush must be placed in an orderly fashion with all cut ends (6” diameter maximum) facing the roadside. The size of the pile may not be larger than (4) feet high by (15) feet wide and is limited to one pile per property.

APPLIANCES

Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners containing Freon must be discharged and tagged by a State Authorized Specialist in order to be picked up. Doors must be removed from any appliance that presents a hazard to children. Appliances are excluded from the 6 cubic yard volume requirement.

COMPUTERS AND ELECTRONICS

To recycle your old computers and electronics check out the Department of Natural Resources website at http://www.dnr.mo.gov/ecyclemo

RUBBISH (WOOD, PLASTICS, METALS)

The intent of this program is for residents to have the opportunity to clean out the garage, basement or closets, and get rid of old worn out items and junk, put it out and it will be picked up. Remember this service is intended to help with those once or twice a year cleanup projects. All of the normal, everyday household garbage you generate (like food waste and packaging) is not included in this program.

CONSTRUCTION AND DEMOLITION WASTE

Construction and demolition waste will not be accepted although leftovers from a small weekend home improvement project will be taken. Those type of items need to be cut down to a size of no larger than 4 foot long.

PROHIBITED MATERIALS

Materials such as roofing materials, tile, concrete, bricks, stones, etc, automotive body parts, engines, transmissions, batteries, tires, used oil, paint, insecticides, chemicals and hazardous waste, items normally picked up by trash service contractors, will not be collected. Tires can be disposed of through local tire repair shops at a nominal fee and will not be included in the city collection.

BRUSH COLLECTION GUIDELINES

Brush collection service will be provided to those who follow the instructions below. The city crews will not make Cleanup if the guidelines are not observed. Do not place brush in the street. Also note the above stated size and volume restrictions. Collection is limited to brush and tree prunings. Commercial cuttings will not be accepted, that is the contractor’s responsibility. All vines, thorny plants such as hawthorns, rose bushes, and small brush must be tied and bundled. Bundle shall not exceed (12) inches in diameter. Shrubbery and ornamentals with root balls attached cannot be accepted. Small twigs must be placed in an open topped cardboard box, do not use plastic bags. Yard waste, garden waste, leaves, and grass clippings will not be picked up.

This is a free service provided by the City of Warrensburg and the City reserves the right to refuse any items for Cleanup that do not meet the criteria of the program.

Questions/Comments should be directed to the Public Works Department, Peggy at (660) 262-4661 or By email at peggyh@warrensburg-mo.com

2016 Fall Cleanup

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