Spring Clean-Up Information
SELINSGROVE BOROUGH SPRING CLEANUP 2017
“ONLY TWO (2) DAYS”
Monday, April 10, 2017
Isle of Que and west to and including Orange Street
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Streets west of Orange Street to and including Eighteenth Street and University Avenue
Schedule will be delayed/extended, as needed due to weather conditions, until all materials are collected.
No household garbage or recyclables. Any resident with an unusually large amount of items for cleanup should contact the Borough Office for instructions to dump additional items into compactors provided by contractor.
Procedure and Requirements: Materials are to be placed along the curb in front of your residence, but not in the street or obstructing sidewalks, before 7:00 a.m. on the scheduled day, and no sooner than Friday before the scheduled day for pickup.
All materials must be secured from being blown away or scattered by animals or persons seeking “treasures.”
The owner of the material is responsible for compliance with the Borough’s littering and waste regulations.
A “Special Refrigeration Unit Pickup Tag” is required to be purchased in advance from the Selinsgrove Borough Office and affixed to any appliances such as a refrigerator, freezer, air conditioner, dehumidifier, or other appliances with a refrigeration unit, or such appliance will NOT be picked-up. The cost of the “Tag” is $7.50 per appliance. Refrigeration units may NOT be removed or drained. “Tags” will NOT be sold by workmen picking-up materials.
Restrictions: The following materials will NOT be picked-up during Spring Cleanup: clean fill materials (such as bricks, concrete, cement blocks, rocks, stones, sand, gravel, soil, etc.), cement, railroad ties, brush, tree limbs and trimmings, grass clippings, garden residue including vines and soft stem plants, leaves, garbage, recyclables (such as aluminum, bi-metal or tin cans; clear, green, or brown glass bottles and jars, all plastics, corrugated cardboard (except if used as a container), high-grade office paper, newspapers, magazines, plastic grocery bags, etc.), tires, asbestos, paints in liquid form, liquids, vehicle batteries, recyclable computers and electronic goods (such as computer equipment, adding machines, calculators, cameras, video cameras, cordless phones, copiers/scanners, DVD players/stereos, VCRs, fax machines, monitors, power supplies, printers, televisions, typewriters, and cell phones, etc.), and any material restricted by the landfill or deemed to be hazardous or unsafe for pickup by the contractor. Containers holding fine materials must be solid, moisture-proof, and capable of permitting the container to be manually picked-up and loaded into a garbage truck, and not exceed 30 pounds in weight per container. Latex paint cans must have lids removed and paint must be dry or thickened with sand, “Kitty-Litter” or similar material to no longer be liquid. Lumber and building materials, including doors, carpet, etc., to be limited to 4 foot lengths and a total of 1 cubic yard (equal to a combined container capacity of 200 gallons) per household and must be bundled, securely tied and/or placed within solid, moisture-proof containers. Refrigerators, freezers or similar containers must have their doors removed for safety purposes. Propane tanks must be empty and have the valve open. No drywall compound. THE BOROUGH IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PROPERTY TAKEN IN ERROR.
Local Church youth groups offer assistance with removal of items for residents.
PERSONS PLACING AND OR PERMITTING THE PLACEMENT OF MATERIALS FROM OUTSIDE THE BOROUGH OF SELINSGROVE WILL BE PROSECUTED TO THE FULL EXTENT OF THE LAW.
*ITEMS FOR PICKUP MAY BE REJECTED BY BOROUGH EMPLOYEES OR PACKER OPERATOR.
*TIME LIMIT PER HOUSEHOLD: 10 MINUTES
Snyder County Recycling Coordinator: Tom Gibson (570) 374-6889 (Ext. 115)