Lubbock County residents can say goodbye to those old mattresses, junk couches and piles of hail-snapped tree limbs during a free clean-up day set for Saturday.
Twelve 40-yard roll-off trash bins will be available for dumping on a first-come, first-serve basis from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 16500 County Road 2130, according to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office.
Residents are urged to come early with almost anything from yard waste to old water heaters and furniture.
But the collection site will not accept tires, shingles, paint, batteries or other hazardous materials. Businesses may not dump off waste during the event.
Freezers and refrigerators must have a red tag from a certified plumber stating refrigerant has been removed, according to the sheriff’s office.
The event ends when the trash containers are full.
Lubbock County road and bridge employees and an environmental deputy will be available to answer questions.
Residents are asked to check with homebound and elderly neighbors to see if they need help cleaning up.
The free clean-up day is a semi-annual event organized by the sheriff’s office.
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