Jun 10, 2024

Alliance City-Wide Cleanup Day Set For June 29

Posted Jun 10, 2024 4:52 PM

Alliance, NE – The City of Alliance is excited to announce a city-wide Clean-Up Day on June 29th, 2024, from 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM. This event, in partnership with various volunteer organizations, aims to help residents dispose of unwanted items responsibly and free of charge. Join us in making Alliance cleaner and more beautiful for everyone to enjoy!

Event Details:
Date: June 29th, 2024
Time: 7:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Locations: Three drop-off sites across Alliance
Bower-Shankland Legion Field: 101 Mississippi Avenue
Knight Park: 6th Street/Dakota Avenue
Lakefield Subdivision (Old Community Garden Site): 2701 Big Horn Drive

Process for Residents:
Residents of Alliance are encouraged to bring their unwanted items to one of the three designated locations. Upon arrival, volunteers will assist in sorting items into two categories: Yard Waste and Construction & Demolition debris, plus a Keep Alliance Beautiful (KAB) recycling category. This streamlined process ensures efficient and proper disposal of materials.

Prohibited Items:
To ensure safety and proper disposal, the following items will not be accepted:

Tires: Must be taken to an appropriate facility with a disposal fee.

Items with Freon: Including refrigerators, freezers, A/C units, and some water dispensers. Must be emptied by a certified Freon technician with proper documentation.

Oil: Must be taken to a facility that accepts waste oil.

Contaminated Soil: Must be brought to a solid waste landfill.

Dead Animals: Must be buried or taken to a solid waste processing facility.

Containers of Chemicals: Household size containers only; larger or hazardous chemicals are not accepted to prevent potential chemical reactions.

Dry Chemicals: Depends on contents; contact us for guidance.

Asbestos: Must be triple-bagged and taken in a covered vehicle to an appropriate facility.

Radioactive Materials: Must be brought to a hazmat disposal facility.

Flares, Explosives, Ammo, etc.: Must be taken to a hazmat disposal facility.

Paint: Must be dry; liquid paint is not accepted.

Car Batteries: Can be returned to certain places for a core charge.

Liquids: No liquid waste accepted.

Medical Waste: Includes pills, syringes, biohazards, etc.

Volunteer Opportunities:
We invite volunteer groups of all sizes and backgrounds to participate in this meaningful initiative. Whether you're a local club, team, church group, or simply a group of friends looking to give back, your involvement is invaluable in helping us achieve our goal.

Volunteer tasks may include:
Assisting residents with waste disposal at designated drop-off locations.
Sorting and organizing collected materials.
Offering assistance to residents who are unable to bring items to collection sites by arranging pick-up services.
By volunteering your time and energy, you'll not only contribute to a cleaner environment but also foster a sense of pride and unity within our community.

To sign up your volunteer group or for more information about how you can get involved, please contact Kaytlin Norris at [email protected] or by calling 308-762-5400.

For more information about the event, please visit www.cityofalliance.net.