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Town-wide super recycling day planned in Morrison

Published: Saturday, May 31, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

MORRISON – The fourth annual Morrison Community Clean-Up and Collection Day will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 21 at 649 W. Lincolnway (behind KAS eRecycling/Stralows).Enter from the east side of the Shell gas station. 

Acceptable items for collection are aluminum cans, cell phones, computers, televisions, VCR’s, radios, stereos, copiers, and telephones, eye glasses, hearing aids, keys, flags, ink jet cartridges,lead-acid batteries, 6, 12, and 24 volt lead-acid batteries from vehicles, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and heavy equipment.

Motor oil can be dropped off at Schuler Motors garage, 727 W. Lincolnway.

Paper items should be bundled by type, catalogs, broken-down corrugated boxes, encyclopedias, hard, soft covered books, junk mail scraps, magazines, newspapers, and telephone books. Items will be collected by Self-Help.

Household items, such as vacuum cleaners, microwaves, power and lawn tools, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dehumidifiers, and freezers will be accepted.

Prescription and over-the-counter medications, with or without labels or containers, vitamins and pet medications, ammunition, propane tanks, aerosol cans, and scrap metal also will be accepted.

On-site document shredding will be provided by Cintas Mobile Truck.

No early drop-offs, needles, syringes, paint or hazardous material will not be accepted.

The day is sponsored by the Morrison Chamber of Commerce, Farmers National Bank, KAS e-Recycling, First Presbyterian and Morrison Christian Reformed churches, Morrison Boy Scouts, Morrison Lions Club, Morrison Police Department, Morrison Auto Supply, Roggy’s Scrap Metal, and Schuler Motors.  

For more information, contact the chamber at morrisonchamber.com or 815-772-3757.

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