Now is your chance to really dig into that spring cleaning and get rid of unwanted items. June 16th, from 9am to 12pm (or until the dumpsters are full) the city of Lake Oswego is sponsoring a community clean up event. There a 2 locations, each collecting different items.
West End Building, 4101 Kruse Way:
Rigid plastics: lawn furniture, barrels and buckets, toys, play houses, CDs and DVDs and their cases, laundry baskets, shelving, pet containers, totes, empty and clean garbage containers, landscaping trays and flower pots, automotive plastics
Scrap metal: non-freon appliances such as stoves, ovens, toasters, ladders, barbeques and other metal
Community Warehouse will be on hand to collect useable items like towels, pillows, chairs, dressers, sofas, dish sets, pots, pans, TVs, kitchen tables, microwaves, mattresses, bed sheets and bikes.
There are some restrictions:
No yard debris.
No hazardous waste (fuel, pesticides, etc)
No firearms or fireworks
No florescent bulbs
No freon-based appliances (contact energy trust of Oregon at 866-444-8907 for ideas on disposal of these items)
At River West Church, 2000 Country Club Rd, you can dispose of electronic waste such as computers, monitors, televisions, and other electronics.
The cost for getting rid of these items? You are asked to make a dontaion to the Oregon Food Bank.
This event is for citizens of Lake Oswego only. For more information, contact the Citizen Information Center at 503-635-0257.
Do we live in a cool town, or what?