Special to The Reflector-Chronicle
The Abilene Public Works Department will conduct its annual fall clean-up throughout Abilene Sept. 23 through Sept. 27. Items placed on the curb will be picked up and taken to the Dickinson County Transfer Station free of charge. There are four zones with designated pickup dates for each zone (see map).
The following items will not be removed from the curb by the Public Works Department:
• Refigerators, freezers, air conditioners and humidifiers
• Trees or limbs more than four inches in diameter or more than six feet in length
• Household hazardous waste and chemicals including paints, oils, fuel and batteries
• Construction or demolition waste
• Explosives or ammunition
• Asbestos or items with creosote
Any Dickinson County resident can take advantage of the county’s fall clean-up that allows residents to dispose of their trash at the Dickinson County Transfer Station, 2363 Jeep Road, free of charge.
Residential waste will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 28. Business waste will not be accepted.
Brush and tree limbs (no railroad ties), grass and leaves, metal and appliances (appliances containing Freon have a separate area), batteries and oil, electronic waste and general household trash must be separated and covered before arriving at the transfer station. Uncovered loads will be charged $10.
For more information, call 263-4780 or 263-7432.
Visit the city’s web page to view the map https://mapsengine.google.com/map/viewer?mid=zjmYjp0zEKJM.kfEQjVhxxfk0.