“Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program heads back to the Kathleen and Gibsonia Communities
April 2016 – Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. in partnership with Polk County Board of County Commissioners is happy to bring their “Clean It Up to Green It Up” Program to Unincorporated Kathleen and Gibsonia Communities on Saturday, April 23, 2016. (Community consists of: Unincorporated areas only.)
Residents are strongly encouraged to take advantage of this program that will consist of a large scale trash pick up throughout these selected communities (clean sweep). This program will provide disposal of items that are NOT generally collected with their residential garbage such as household construction debris (shingles, drywall, etc.) on THIS DAY ONLY. Absolutely NO tires or hazardous waste will be collected. All households are asked to participate by placing these items by the curb no later than 8am for this one day event.
Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc. will host a FREE Tire Recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This event will take place at The Lakeland Center, 701 W. Lime St. Tires MUST be STANDARD VEHICLE SIZE ONLY. Participants must show photo ID/ proof of Polk County residency to take advantage of the free disposal. Legal hauling limits will be strictly enforced. Call Keep Polk County Beautiful, (863) 875-8911, for more information.
This event is held in conjunction with Polk County Board of County Commissioner’s Waste and Recycling Division’s Mobile Collection Events for Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics. For information on Hazardous Waste and Electronic disposal, contact (863)284-4319.
Trash and tire collection services are provided 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] .
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/ .