Blue Earth City Wide Clean-Up

The Governmental Affairs Committee of the chamber will hold the City Wide Clean Up on Saturday, May 1st from 9 a.m. until noon in the fairgrounds and other locations.  If you have used oil, old vehicle batteries, junk appliances, tires, fluorescent lights, hazardous waste, garbage or rubbish to get rid of here is your chance.

Tires may be disposed of at Bauer Built Tire & Service, 425 North Grove St. The charge to dispose of tires will remain the same.

NAPA will have a trailer in the fairgrounds for you to dispose of your old batteries.  There is no charge to drop off the type of battery from lawnmowers, car, motorcycle, snowmobile or smaller batteries.

Used residential oil in small quantities may be dropped off at a site under the grandstand. Farmers/Businesses: for 100 plus gallons call 507-524-3126 for onsite pick up.

Garbage and rubbish, in reasonable amounts may be disposed of in the fairgrounds at the packer truck.  A charge of $25 for a trunk full, $45 for a pickup box full and $75 for a pickup and trailer full will be expected.  We have to insist that no commercial or construction material be brought in.  This is for residential trash only.

Junk appliances must be pre-registered at the Chamber office by Friday noon, April 30th. There is a charge for each appliance.  Which must be pre-paid when you register at the Chamber office (113 South Nicollet St.).  Each appliance is $25.00 when you haul it to the drop site at the fairgrounds.

Also we will be accepting electronic equipment like computer monitors, hard drives, console TV’s etc. Costs depend on the weight.

Fluorescent lamp and ballast recycling will be held at the fairgrounds. The charge is 1.00 cents for a straight fluorescent light that is 4 foot and under, and $1.25 if over 4 foot.  Other bulbs and ballasts will be charged accordingly.  There will be a form in the Register the week before the clean-up to be filled out and brought to the fairgrounds with your lights and a check.  Do NOT break your bulbs, package them carefully.

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