Solid Waste District
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Specialty Recycling Saturday hours to be held on April 10
Due to the Easter holiday weekend, the Solid Waste District's specialty recycling weekend hours will be held on the second Saturday of the month, April 10.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 10. Click here for a full list of speciallty materials that can be recycled.
Sign up for the 2021 Great American Cleanup
Volunteers are being sought to participate in the Great American Cleanup, the annual volunteer effort to pick up litter and beautify public places in Clark County.
The Great American Cleanup, which runs locally from March 20 through June 20, is the nation’s largest organized annual litter pickup, beautification, and community improvement program. Keep Clark County Beautiful will provide trash bags and gloves, as well as handling waste disposal, if needed. Each volunteer also receives a small thank you gift.
To sign up, click the link below:
Anyone wanting to help keep our community clean and beautiful can sign up by calling 937-521-2021 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration forms can also be downloaded here.
For more information, call (937) 521-2021.
KCCB seeking youth representative
Keep Clark County Beautiful (KCCB) is seeking a youth representative to serve on its board of directors. Any Clark County high school student with at least a 3.0 GPA is eligible to apply for this position. The youth representative would be a voting member of the board, with all rights and responsibilities. The youth representative’s term would be from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021.
KCCB is the local affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s largest volunteer-based community action and education organization. KAB focuses on litter prevention, waste reduction, and community beautification.
Candidates should submit the application and all required documents postmarked by April 13 to Sam Perin, Keep Clark County Beautiful, 1602 West Main St., Springfield, OH 45504. Email applications should be submitted by 5 p.m. April 13 to email@example.com. Applicants needing more information can send questions via email or call 937-521-2022. A copy of the application is available here.
Cleanup Trailer is ready
The Community Cleanup Trailer is available for groups of at least 5 adult volunteers to use for a neighborhood beautification project from March 15 through Nov. 15.
Our staff will deliver the trailer to, and pick up from, your site. A group can keep the trailer, which is stocked with landscaping tools, for three days.
Reservations for the trailer are taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call Bonnie at 521-2020.
Full details are on the Cleanup Trailer Page.
Visit KCCB on Facebook
Keep Clark County Beautiful has a page on Facebook. The page has tips on ways to reduce your waste and photo galleries of KCCB’s projects, including the national award-winning Clark County Sunflower Field. Become a fan and check us out!