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AMNESTY WEEK JUNE 1-7

Remsen’s City-Wide Clean up Week June 1 – 7, 2019

The City of Remsen is declaring an amnesty from the landfill disposal cost during the above designated dates of June 1 – 7, 2019. Up to 2,000 pounds per household of “throw away” material delivered to the Plymouth County Landfill in Le Mars, Iowa will be paid by the City of Remsen and not billed to the household. Only residential properties (not commercial or industrial) can participate. Each household that wishes to participate must make their own arrangements and is responsible for hauling their material to the landfill during this amnesty period.

The City WILL NOT be picking up items at curbside as done prior to 2014. Do not place items in front of your house at curb side.

ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AMNESTY:
• CONCRETE
• HAZARDOUS WASTE (paint, thinner, pesticide, insecticide, herbicide, batteries, fertilizer, fuels, oils)
• TIRES
• NORMAL HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE
• YARD WASTE

Citizens must pay a $10 per item demanufacturing charge at time of drop off for any “White Goods”. These include: air conditioners, microwaves, washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, fluorescent lights, water heaters, furnaces, dishwashers, dehumidifiers, ranges, ovens, trash compactors, and other cooling units.
The Plymouth County Landfill’s Hours during this week are: Tuesday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.