Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Community Clean-Up This Saturday


Lake Sarasota community cleanup scheduled July 24 

It's time to clean out the garage and gather up yard waste. Sarasota County will hold its annual community cleanup in the Lake Sarasota area from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 24. Dumpsters will be provided by Waste Management and will be available at two locations for materials from residents.


The locations are:
  • The northwest corner of Tora Place and Brentford Road by Fire Station 8.
    • Tires and appliances will be accepted only at this site.
  • 7100 Lago Street in front Lakeview Paw Park.
Residents can dispose of most appliances, household items, scrap materials, unbundled yard waste and other materials during this free event. Paint, pesticides, auto parts, televisions, computers and other hazardous materials won't be accepted.

Sarasota County employees will be available at each site to offer assistance.
Hazardous waste may be taken to the Sarasota County Chemical Collection Center, 8750 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. The collection center is near Rothenbach Park.

For more information, contact the Sarasota County Call Center at 941-861-5000 and ask about the Lake Sarasota community cleanup.




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