2017 SPRING CLEANUP, SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH

2017 SPRING CLEANUP, SATURDAY, APRIL 29TH

|| April 24, 2017

CURBSIDE PICK UP

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2016 

Butler Residential Garbage Customers Only 

Please have your cleanup items out on your CURB by 6 A.M. on Saturday, April 29, 2016 

Items placed on curb before Monday, April 24th may be punishable by fine.

ONE PASS DOWN EACH STREET WILL BE MADE

ONCE THE TRUCK HAS PASSED IT WILL NOT RETURN 

ALL ITEMS MUST BE BAGGED OR IN CANS WITH HANDLES ON BOTH SIDES-OTHER THAN BULKY ITEMS

DO NOT STACK BAGS OF LOOSE ITEMS ON TOP OF LARGER ITEMS   

DO NOT USE CARDBOARD BOXES

WEIGHT LIMIT OF 50 POUNDS PER ITEM

PLEASE PARK SO TRUCKS CAN GET TO ITEMS 

Items accepted at the curb include: 

¨      Household generated garbage/trash

¨      Bulky items…furniture, dryers, stoves, mattresses, bedsprings, water heaters, dishwashers, carpet (cut/bundled in 4-foot sections), etc

¨      Boards or long items must be cut to 4 feet and bundled weighing less than 50 lbs.

¨      Drywall must be in containers with handles on both sides and weigh less than 50 lbs. 

If you have questions regarding the above spring curbside clean up, please call: Advanced Disposal – 260-436-8700 

SPECIAL WASTE COLLECTION DROP OFF

SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2016   -   8 am to 12 pm   -   110 DEPOT ST (City Barn) 

A PICTURE ID AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY IS REQUIRED FOR DROP OFF

Proof of residency can be the address on a driver’s license or a utility bill (water, electric, gas, Mediacom, etc) 

The Butler Wastewater Department will be sponsoring a Special Waste Collection as part of the annual spring cleanup.  This is being done in order to comply with a variance that the City received from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management concerning mercury.  

Items can be dropped off between 8 am to 12 pm at 110 Depot St (City Barn).  They will not be picked up. 

The following items will be accepted at the City Barn: 

     Thermometers (with silver-colored liquid inside)                t  Thermostats (non-electric)

     t  Fluorescent light bulbs                                                    t  Gauges (barometers, manometers)

     t  Clothes irons (automatic or tilt shut-offs)                           t  Computers and other electronic devices

     t  Televisions (not TV’s in the wooden boxes)

     t  Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid, sometimes found in children’s chemistry sets)

     t  Switches (found in electric space heaters, sump pumps and/or chest freezers)                

Do not leave any of these items for the curbside pickup!  They will NOT be picked up. 

If you would like to properly dispose of the items listed above, drop them off at the City Barn, 110 Depot St, between 8 am and 12 Noon on Saturday April 29.  There is NO Cost to You!  The City of Butler Wastewater Department is working with the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste District for handling and disposing of these items. 

For more information concerning the Mercury Variance Permit please see the City of Butler website at www.butler.in.us

Thank you for assisting the City of Butler Wastewater Department with properly disposing of hazardous materials. 

ITEMS THAT WILL NOT BE COLLECTED AT THE CURB OR THE CITY BARN 

            t  NO Tires                                                                            t  NO Car Bumpers

            t  NO Lumber                                                                        t  NO Railroad Ties

            t  NO Shingles                                                                      t  NO Freon Appliances

            t  NO Cement Blocks or Concrete Items                            t  NO Televisions in wood cabinets          

            t  NO Hazardous Waste (Motor oil, chemicals, solvents, fertilizers, cleaners, etc.) 

Contact the Northeast Indiana Solid Waste District at 1-800-777-5462 to find out about disposal of these items.  The District, located on State Road 4 in Ashley, may be able to handle these items for a minimal fee.  Their website, www.niswmd.org, is a useful resource in disposal of items. 

The City of Butler will be picking up winter storm damage May 1, 2017.

All storm damage must be at the curb by 7 am on May 1, 2017.  Only limbs and

branches downed by the winter storms will be accepted.  The branches MUST be

kept separate from the spring cleanup items.  NO EXCEPTIONS! 

For the complete City of Butler Yard Waste Policy, go to the City website at

www.butler.in.us or stop by the Utility Office at 215 South Broadway.

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