Lisbon schedules large item drop-off day for June 23
June 15, 2012
Lisbon is planning its clean-up day, a chance to dispose of large items, electronics and some hazardous materials. The drop-off day is planned for 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 23 at the city shop and by the school. Proof of Lisbon residency is require to participate.
Large items can be taken to the city shop at 426 E. Market Street. Vehicles should approach going east on Market Street to the dead end.
Items accepted include: sofas, mattresses, furniture, non-commercial appliances, windows, doors and other large bulky items that would not fit in a garbage can. Lawn mowers or gas-powered equipment must be drained of gas and oil. The city waste hauler reserves the right to deny articles deemed unacceptable.
Each household will be limited to one pickup load. Appliances and batteries are limited to two per household or business. Air conditioners and water heaters are considered appliances. There is a maximum of two car tires, not on the rim, per resident.
Some electronics and hazardous items will be accepted at the north parking lot of Lisbon School. Electronics accepted include: copy machines, fax machines, CD players, VCRs, televisions, stereos, battery back-ups, cell phones, computer equipment and cords. Up to two electronics per business are allowed.
Types of hazardous waste accepted include: adhesives, glue, resin, brake fluid, bug spray, degreaser, floor care products, furniture polish, gasoline, kerosene, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, metal polish, oil based paint, pesticides, spray cans, stain remover, stains and thinners, solvents and varnishes, wood preservative and weed killer. Latex paint will not be accepted.
Items not accepted at either location are: radioactive materials, untreated medical waste, deposit beverage containers, any recyclable materials, pressurized tanks, any material usually deposited in garbage bins, construction materials (shingles, concrete, re-rod etc.), antifreeze, burn barrels and ash, large commercial appliances such as walk in freezers, commercial stoves etc.