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City, county plan cleanup

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Paducah-McCracken County Spring Clean Up Day will be April 12,  according to a news release from city spokeswoman Pam Spencer.

Spring Clean Up Day, commonly called "dump day," gives Paducah and McCracken County residents the chance to dispose of several types of solid and household hazardous waste. This year's event will be held, rain or shine, at the Republic Services transfer station at 829 Burnett St. in Paducah. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Eligible items include household trash, freon-free white goods - such as washing machines and refrigerators, tires, household hazardous waste, ammunition, expired or no longer needed prescription medications, e-scrap, and other recyclables.

Medical waste and commercial waste won't be accepted.

Spencer noted that recyclables and household hazardous waste items will be unloaded last in line, and she recommended that participants separate their items to save time.

Participants are required to provide identification, such as a driver's license, to verify residency. In addition to Republic Services, Spring Clean Up Day will be held on the adjacent parking lot of the Paducah Public Works facility on North 10th St.

To maintain traffic flow, drivers are required to enter the transfer station facility from North 10th or Burnett streets. Traffic will not be allowed to enter from North Eighth or Ninth streets.

As in previous years, Paducah Power System will team with AES Environmental to encourage people to safely dispose of old, unbroken fluorescent bulbs. Fluorescent bulbs contain a small amount of mercury and are not recommended for residential curbside trash pickup. 

Households that turn in unbroken fluorescent bulbs will receive two new compact fluorescent bulbs, and Paducah Power will collect other mercury-filled items.

For more information, visit http://paducahky.gov, or call the Engineering-Public Works Department at 270-444-8567.

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