Ready for Spring Clean-up?  April 26, 2009

Let the games begin.The start of the city of Grand Junction’s Spring Trash pick up is underway starting Monday. This trash is along 17th St north of North Ave.



NO ELECTRONICS

These electronic items no longer are picked up:

TVs, VCRs, DVD players, game consoles, desktop computers, monitors, laptop computers, scanners, printers, cameras, MP3 players, cell phones, fax machines and copiers.

Disposing of electronic waste

Those electronic items that the city won’t pick up need to be disposed elsewhere, and it comes with some cost. Places you can take them include:

• Mesa County Hazardous Waste Facility, 3071 U.S. Highway 50, for 42 cents a pound. It is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday. For information, call 241-6846 or 255-0754 or visit the landfill online at: http://www.mesacounty.us/swm.

• GJ CRI collection facility at city shops, 333 West Ave., Building F. It is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Check with attendant for fees. For information, call 242-1036 or visit http://www.gjcri.com.

• Waste Management Recycling of America, 1227 Winters Ave. It is open from
7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 866-514-3153.

Recycle hazardous materials

Call these businesses or agencies to find out when and how to drop off materials with them:

• Motor oil can be taken to Checker Auto Parts, 245-9127; Auto Zone, 243-3111; Mesa County 257-9336.

• Auto batteries can be taken to Hensley Batteries, 243-6323; Sears, 245-4859; Mesa County, 257-9336.

To dispose of other materials such as antifreeze, auto products, paints, wood stains, pesticides, pool chemicals, household cleaners, old gas and aerosol cans, call Mesa County at 257-9336.


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