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“Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program heads back to Un-Incorporated Haines City – Johnson Ave. Area on March 5, 2016

“Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program heads back to Un-Incorporated Haines City – Johnson Ave. Area on March 5, 2016

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February 18, 2016 – Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. in partnership with Polk County Board of County Commissioners is bringing their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program back to Un-Incorporated Haines City (Johnson Ave & West Old Polk City Rd.) Area on Saturday, March 5, 2016.

Residents are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this pilot program that will consist of a large-scale trash pick up throughout the selected community (clean sweep). This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as remodeling & household construction debris (shingles, drywall, etc.) on THIS DAY ONLY. All households are asked to participate by placing these items by the curb no later than 8 am for this one day event.
Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected curbside.

Keep Polk County Beautiful will host a FREE Tire Recycling Event from 8am- noon at the Haines City Police Department, 35400 US Hwy 27, Haines City. For Tire Recycling limits and questions, contact KPCB before the event date. KPCB will be at this community event to answer any trash/recycling questions.

Trash collection services donated by Republic Services.

For additional information on the “Clean It Up to Green It Up” program, Tire Recycling or to find out when/if this program is scheduled to come to your community, contact Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. at (863) 875-8911 or email [email protected] .

In addition to these cleanup efforts….

Polk County’s Waste and Recycling Division will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste – Mobile Collection Event at NO Additional Charge to Polk County Residents. This event will be held at the Haines City Public Works Complex – 300 N. 5th Street from 9am-1pm. For information on this event, contact Polk County’s Waste and Recycling Household Hazardous Waste Facility at (863)499-2689 or visit polk-county.net.

Join the City of Haines City for their annual Great American Cleanup from 8am-noon at the Haines City Police COPS Station – 1008 Ave. D. To pre-register or for event information, contact Lt. Harris at (863)421-3636 xt 2226 or email – [email protected] .

It is a violation of Florida Administrative Code Rules to transport more than 24 Waste Tires over public highways without a permit. Violation of this rule would constitute a 1st degree criminal misdemeanor and be punishable by a fine of not more than $10,000 and/or by 6 months in jail for further information please regarding the handling of waste tires please visit the DEP website http://www.dep.state.fl.us/ .
For Tire Recycling limits and questions, contact KPCB before the event date. KPCB and Waste Resource Management (Board of County Commissioners) will be at this community event to answer any trash/recycling questions, provide informational items and provide residents with a recycling bin if they currently do not have one.

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