City of Douglas offers free junk drop-off service

City of Douglas offers free junk drop-off service
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DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - The City of Douglas is encouraging residents to clean around their homes and participate in free junk drop-off services to dispose of excess junk.

The next date will be Saturday, May 18 at the City Pole Yard, 670 S. Pearl Avenue, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

A dumpster will be placed there for residents to dispose of large, non-hazardous and electronic items at no cost.

The following guidelines are to be followed during drop-off:

  • No one will be available to help unload items.
  • The city is not responsible for any damages that occur while unloading.
  • No construction material/debris or business/commercial dumping allowed.
  • The drop-off collection is for Douglas residents only.
  • Residents participating in drop-off are asked to provide proof of residency such as a utility bill.
  • The maximum drop off is two loads.

Acceptable brown and white good items include:

  • Furniture
  • Washing machines
  • Refrigerators
  • Dryers
  • Stoves
  • Television and other items

Please drain chemicals from appliances. This does not apply to:

  • Construction materials/debris
  • Hazardous chemicals such as paints/solvents
  • Household cleaners
  • Pesticides/herbicides
  • Motor Oil
  • Antifreeze
  • Batteries
  • Tires

Construction/debris items should be taken to Coffee County Landfill located, 1219 Landfill Road off Highway 206 W, on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

There is a charge for dumping items at the landfill.

Remaining drop-off dates for 2019 are:

  • June 1 and 15
  • July 6 and 20
  • August 3 and 17
  • September 7 and 21
  • October 5 and 19
  • November 2 and 16
  • December 7 and 21

For more information, please call (912) 384-3302 or Dial 311.

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