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Community Clean-Up and Household Hazardous & E-Waste Round-Up September 21

On Sat., September 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Duarte will hold its bi-annual Community Clean-up Day at both Duarte City Hall (1600 Huntington Dr.) and Beardslee Elementary School (1212 Kelwill Way). Residents can dispose of electronic waste, appliances, mattresses and other large items. The Community Clean-Up Day is free and open to Duarte residents.   

The City Hall location will also be hosting several other programs that day including a free Compost Giveaway, Shred Event, and Household Hazardous Waste Collection. The Compost Giveaway is a self-serve event, so please bring sturdy bags, pails, containers, gloves, and a shovel to take and load your compost. Compost is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The Shred Event will be accepting bank statements, old pay stubs, credit card applications, old papers with personal information. No binders please. For more information on the clean-up and/or please contact Burrtec Waste Services at (626) 932-1558.

The County of Los Angeles will also be sponsoring a Household Hazardous & E-waste Collection Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Duarte City Hall.  Acceptable waste includes brake fluid, paint, paint thinner, cleaners with acid or lye, pesticides or herbicides, household batteries and car batteries, pool chemicals, motor oil, oil filters, expired pharmaceuticals, and anti-freeze. They will also be collecting household electronic waste and hypodermic needles, pen needles, syringes, lancets, and intravenous needles too. Bring items in a sturdy box, (preferably in their original labeled containers), and be sure not to mix items together. There is a limit of 15 gallons or 125 pounds of hazardous waste per trip and be prepared to leave your containers and boxes. Please note that business waste will not be accepted, and neither will explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, trash and tires or any type of controlled substances. More information at www.CleanLA.com or call (888) CLEAN LA. 

( Event Flyer )