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Large item collection scheduled in Mitchell

The city of Mitchell will hold a special collection of furniture and appliances only during the week of April 18-22. These items will be collected on your regular garbage collection day during that week.

The city of Mitchell will hold a special collection of furniture and appliances only during the week of April 18-22. These items will be collected on your regular garbage collection day during that week.

During that week, the city will collect oversized items set out on the curb. Collection of furniture and appliances will be curbside only. There will be no collection of the items in alleys.

The city will not collect anything other than furniture or appliances.

During cleanup week of April 16-23, city residents will be able to dump pickup-sized loads at the landfill free of charge. Items that will be excluded are: tires, special wastes and waste from commercial vehicles. Batteries and propane tanks will be accepted at the landfill office for recycling free of charge. Televisions, computer monitors, cell phones and other electronic items can be recycled at Dependable Sanitation located at the old landfill.

Extended Landfill hours during clean up week: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and Tuesday and Thursday evenings of that week the landfill will remain open until 7 p.m. April 16 and 23 the landfill will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Compost drop-off site hours April-October: 5 to 8 p.m, Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. In May, the hours will change to 5 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Materials accepted at the drop off site are: grass clippings, leaves, garden vines and other soft compostable items. Tree branches are not accepted at the drop off site.

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