Community Clean Up Day

By Staff Reports

(Apple Valley)– Join the team and keep Apple Valley clean on Saturday, April 20 at the annual Community Clean Up Day from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Community service organizations, schools, churches, clubs and individual volunteers are invited to participate in this free event.  Clean up teams are provided with trash bags and gloves and assigned an area to clean. In return, participants get event T-shirts and lunch while supplies last. Volunteers must sign up in advance to get supplies, assignments and fill out a liability waiver. To help make a difference in the Town of Apple Valley call (760) 240-7000 x 7071.

The twice annual Clean Up Days are made possible with the help of Burrtec, Sparklett’s, Splattered Ink, Take Pride in America, Keep California Beautiful and Wal-Mart.

Although San Bernardino County is no longer hosting free dump day in conjunction with this event, bulky household items such as mattresses, appliances, and furniture may be dropped off free of charge at the collection bins on the corner of Navajo and Pah-ute between 9 a.m. and noon.  No tires, televisions, computer monitors or other hazardous materials will be accepted.  Proof of Apple Valley residency is required. The Town also accepts household hazardous waste every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility at 13450 Nomwaket Road between Powhatan and Ottawa roads.

For more information on recycling or disposing of hazardous waste, visit www.GreenAppleValley.org.

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