Mayor Carlo DeMaria is would like to remind residents that the City of Everett will be picking up overflow trash throughout the City at no extra cost throughout the month of June. The last day for this service will end on Friday, July 2.
Overflow trash consists of anything that is not yard waste, hazardous waste, demolition material, or white goods. Yard waste should go out on the designated yard waste week. Residents who wish to discard white goods, items such as refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, ovens, or TVs, must call 311 before Friday, June 25th to have the goods be picked up on the following Wednesday, June 30th. The fee for this service will be waived.
Hazardous waste items can be brought to Rivergreen Park this Saturday, June 26th between 9am-1pm. Items that will be accepted for disposal at the event are as follows:
•General Household Materials: Acids (Corrosives), Aerosol Cans, Art Supplies, Batteries, Chemistry Set Chemicals, Fiberglass Resins, Furniture, Floor, Metal Polishes & Strippers, Hobby Supplies (Rubber Cement, Airplane Glue, etc.), Moth Balls/Crystals, Oil Paint & Paint Thinners, Varnish, Stain & Shellac (No Latex Paint Allowed), Paint Strippers, Photography Chemicals, Rug & Upholstery Cleaners, Solvent Adhesives, Turpentine & Other Paint Solvents, Wood Preservatives.
•Lawn and Garden Materials: Cesspool Cleaners (Corrosives), Flammable Liquids/Gasoline, Flea & Tick Powders, Fire Starters, Fungicides, Herbicides, Insecticides, No-Pest Strips, Pesticides, Poisons, Pool Chemicals, Propane Tanks (Small).
•Bathroom Products: Hair Dye, Nail Polish Remover, Toilet Cleaners.
•Laundry Materials: Brighteners, Chlorine Bleach, Spot Removers, Spray Starch, Whiteners.
•Kitchen Materials: Drain Cleaners, Lighter Fluids, Over Cleaners.
•Automotive Products: Antifreeze, Batteries (Auto, Motorcycles, etc.), Brake Fluid, Carburetor Cleaner, Radiator Flush, Solvents & Degreasers, Tire Cleaners, Transmission Fluid, Waste Fuels (Gasoline, Kerosene, etc.)
Items that will be not accepted for disposal at the event are as follows:
•Ammunition, Fireworks, Explosives, Gunpowder, Unknown Cylinders, etc., Asbestos, Commercial Hazardous Waste, Electronics, Gas Cylinders (Other than Propane), Metal tanks, Other than Propane (e.g. Freon, Helium, Acetylene), Hypodermic Needles & Medical Sharps, Prescription Medications, PCBs, Radioactive Materials, Smoke Detectors, Tires.
The City of Everett is encouraging all residents to clean out their properties to help maintain cleanliness throughout the community. Residents can place overflow items on the curb next to their trash.