The City of Jackson is holding an event to help residents tidy up their properties this spring. The City Cleanup Day event is happening Saturday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Department of Public Works (DPW) Operations Center. The event is free and open to all City residents.
The DPW Operations Center is located at 521 Water St. Drivers are asked to stay in their vehicles and drive through organized lines to the drop off zones, entering using the intersection of Water and E. Morrell streets. Once in line, drivers are asked to stay in their vehicles before being directed to drop off zones. When it’s their turn to unload, residents are asked to please assist DPW workers with the removal of items from vehicles if they are able. When unloading is complete, drivers should exist the area using E. Franklin Street.
Yard waste, such as grass clippings and brush are accepted, along with general household trash like boxes and furniture. The following is a list of items that WILL NOT be accepted: Batteries, tires, kitchen garbage, paint, liquid waste, appliances that contain or have contained freon, all hazardous waste, electronics, motor oil.
Staff working the events will check bags to make sure they do not contain prohibited items. Because this event is funded by the City, it is only open to City of Jackson residents.