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Lewiston's Clean-Up Assistance Week Scheduled for April 20 - 27

The City of Lewiston will provide “2013 Clean-Up Assistance Week” from April 20 through April 27, 2013, at the City’s Solid Waste Facility, 424 River Road. During that week, the City will waive tip fees and use of the Punch Pass. In addition to the facility’s regular hours of operation (7:15 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Monday thru Friday), the Solid Waste Facility will also be open on two (2) Saturdays, April 20 & 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The facility will not be open on Sunday.

The clean-up assistance is for Lewiston residents only, and proof of residence (driver’s license, tax receipt, and/or utility bill) will be required.  Failure to provide proof of residency may result in the resident paying for waste material disposal. Tip fees will not be waived for commercial accounts, and that includes owners of multi-unit apartment buildings as defined in the City’s Code of Ordinances.

All materials to be disposed of must be separated, i.e.,

 

  • -Bulky Waste:  Includes old furniture, carpeting, mattresses, etc.
  • -Construction and Demolition Debris: Includes, but is not limited to, building materials such as plaster and lath, plumbing fixtures, insulation, asphalt, wall board, pipes, pressure treated wood, and metal conduits, etc.
  • -Wood (does not include pressure treated wood): Includes demolition wood (free of metal, sheetrock, insulation, and other solid waste), brush and tree waste (does not include stumps), wood furniture, etc.
  • -Scrap metal:  Appliances, such as stoves, dryers, washing machines, etc. Does not include engines, gear boxes, lawnmowers, tanks (whether full or empty which contained chemicals or fuels) of any kind.
  • -Televisions/computer monitors: No more than seven (7) per customer.
  • -Refrigerators/freezers that contain refrigerant.

During Clean-Up Assistance Week, the Solid Waste Facility will also accept up to four (4) tires and two (2) twenty-pound (20) propane gas cylinders from each resident at no cost.

In regards to curbside pick-up during that week, details as to what the Lewiston Public Works Department will pick up are as follows:

 

  • Brush (butt ends to face the street). Quantities are limited to no more than one (1) standard pick-up truck load per residence.
  • All brush to be collected by City staff must be curbside no later than Sunday, April 21. City staff will be collecting the curbside brush throughout the week.
  • Once City staff has collected brush from a given street, they will not return to collect brush from that street.
  • Lewiston Public Works Department staff WILL NOT BE COLLECTING tree stumps; wood greater than 12” diameter; or any demolition wood such as fencing, old decking, or wood from construction/demolition projects.

Inquiries pertaining to Clean-Up Assistance Week may be directed to the Solid Waste Facility at 513-3006; TTY/TDD: 513-3007. 

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