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Spring Cleanup for Bulky Items Begins on Saturday, April 22 | News Release | City of Alexandria

City of Alexandria Spring Cleanup for Bulky Items Begins April 22

For Immediate Release April 14, 2017

The City’s annual Spring Cleanup program, which assists in collecting residential bulky items, begins on Saturday, April 22.  Residents who receive City refuse collection services are encouraged to participate in the program, which takes place on four consecutive Saturdays in April and May.

Residents can place unwanted household clutter, bulky trash and metal items at the curb on their area’s collection date:

  • Area 1: Saturday, April 22

  • Area 2: Saturday, April 29

  • Area 3: Saturday, May 6

  • Area 4: Saturday, May 13

To find your collection area date and view a list of eligible materials for collection, visit the City’s Spring Cleanup page.

Preparing Materials for Collection:

  • Place materials at the curb (no alley pickup) before 6 a.m. on your assigned collection day.

  • Separate items into four piles:

    • Reusable items (tables, chairs, household furniture, or any other reusable items)

    • Metal items (pots and pans, toasters, wire hangers)

    • Electronics (stereos, computers, televisions); remember to clear the hard drive of all computers

    • Refuse

  • For employee safety and ease of collection, please remove sharp items.

  • Ineligible items include concrete, hazardous waste, and building materials.

Hazardous materials may be taken to the City’s Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Recycling Center, located at 3224 Colvin St. The Center is open every Monday and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For additional information and updates about Spring Cleanup, donation, or reuse opportunities, visit www.alexandriava.gov/ResourceRecovery or call 703.746.HELP.

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