Altona’s Spring Clean Up

Well folks, it’s that time of year again! Spring Clean-Up is upon us here in Altona.

Spring Clean Up Week will be happening May 4th – 9th, starting with the Town-Wide Giveaway Day on Saturday, May 4th.

Altona’s Giveaway Day – Saturday May 4th

Step One:

Gather up any reusable, unwanted items that are taking up space in your home, such as books, toys, furniture, tools, sporting goods, kitchen gadgets, clothing, etc.

Step Two:

Place “FREE” on each item and put them at the curb.

Step Three:

Everyone is invited to cruise the curbs and shop for free!

Step Four:

Remove leftover items from the curb by Sunday or leave them at the curb, in separated piles, to be picked up the following week as part of Spring Clean-up week.

Town of Altona Spring Clean-Up Week

This year, the annual Town of Altona Spring Clean-Up will be held May 6th to 9th.

Monday, May 6th: Southwest corner

Tuesday, May 7th: Northwest corner

Wednesday, May 8th: Northeast corner

Thursday, May 9th: Southeast corner

Please place items at the curb by 7 am on your designated day, sorted into separate bundles or containers, i.e. wood, steel, branches or garbage. Small scraps should be placed in boxes or bags. Mixed loads will not be picked up.

The following items will not be picked up:

  • E-Waste including Microwave ovens, TV’s, Computers, etc. (instead, take directly to Blue Sky Opportunities)
  • Paper, plastics, cans, glass containers, etc. that are normally recycled.
  • Fluorescent light tubes (instead, drop off at Sun Valley Co-op)
  • Grass clippings, leaves and compost material (instead, set out for regular Curbside Compost Service)
  • Appliances that   use   refrigerant   such   as   freezers,   refrigerators   and   air conditioners and dehumidifiers.
  • Household hazardous waste including Antifreeze, Oil Solvents, Large or small propane tanks, pesticide containers/sprayers (full or empty), batteries and paint, paint cans, & painting accessories (paint depot located at Sun Valley Co-op)
  • Any construction material generated by contractors and/or renovations

The Town of Altona Public Works can refuse and/or limit amount picked up. (unsorted, unsanitary, or excessive amounts)

For more information, contact the Public Works Department at 204-324-6439