Community Clean-Up Programs
ANNUAL COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP PROGRAM
OCTOBER 22-30, 2022
|When: Saturday, October 22 - Sunday, October 30, 2022
Time: 7:30 AM - 6:30 PM (Daily)
Where: Compost Site on Compress Road
The Annual Community Clean-Up Program is held for 9 days starting in late April and ending in early May and also in mid-October. Items are dropped off at the Compost Site which is located on Compress Road.
Open to Sikeston residents, citizens can bring any large bulky items, rubbish, yard waste, grass clippings, washers, dryers, microwaves, refrigerators, hot water heaters, commodes, tires no larger than 18" without rims, and household furniture to the site for disposal. Also, electric motors, rubber hoses and compressors must be detached from appliances. The site will be manned and proof of residency will be required.
The following items will not be accepted: any hazardous materials or chemicals, asbestos materials, shingles, paint, LP tanks, fuel containers, construction waste, demolition waste and batteries. No commercial dumping will be allowed.
Anyone with questions may contact City Hall at 471-2512 or the Street Department at 475-3731.
The following items can be picked up with a $20.00 charge for each item. Any appliance compressor must be drained and removed prior to pickup. Pricing for commercial appliances are not included on this list.
Clothes washing machines
Clothes drying machines
Dish washing machines
Hot water heaters
Window air conditioners
Gas or electric cook stoves
Kitchen or bathroom sinks
Household trash compactors
Residents having any of the chargeable items listed above for pick up must pay for these items prior to the scheduled pick up days. Payment and scheduling of pick up for the chargeable items must be made at the SSW main office, 451 Smith Street, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Drivers and workers on the SSW collection trucks will not take special pick up requests or take payments for these on collection days. These arrangements must be made in advance with the office. There will be no exceptions to this.
Lead acid batteries - $1.00 each
Used Oil - $1.00 per gallon
All used oil will need to be completely sealed in a plastic or metal container to avoid spillage. No less than 5 gallons per container or per pickup of used oil.
NO HAZARDOUS WASTE. Residents' addresses will be kept on file to avoid hazardous waste being put with the used oil. Any resident needing to dispose of yard waste can contact Sonny's Solid Waste for information or may use the City of Sikeston's Compost Site on Compress Road. Please check the Compost Site Web Page for dates of operation and types of yard waste accepted.
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