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Mena Spring Clean-Up Starts April 28th

The City of Mena Annual Spring Clean-Up is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 28, 2020.  City trucks will pick up items you want to dispose of at no charge.

This Clean-up service is free for residences within the City limits of Mena only.

Materials will not be picked up unless they are placed at the curb-side and separated.  Street Department crew and equipment will not go onto private property to move or aide in moving items.

It is very important to separate any items that you want to keep away from those that are to be discarded (such as trask cans).

The following items cannot be picked up: concrete, brick, rocks, dirt, shingles, batteries and construction debris.

Please separate your items to be discarded into 5 distinct piles as follows:

1.  Furniture: couches, chairs, televisions, window frames etc

2.  Household trash: paper items etc (Please place trash cans, that you wish to keep, to one side so that they will not be disposed of inadvertently)

3.  Metal material: hot water heaters, stoves, appliances etc

4.  Large yard wastes: tree limbs, shrubs etc

5.  Tires.

Note – It is required that all small yard debris such as small limbs, gum balls, grass and leaves be placed in garbage bags.

The Mena Street Department will begin pick up in the Northwest part of the city and work their way across town following the same routes as Southern Disposal.

Trucks will run 1 to 3 days after the day of your normal trash pick-up.

The response to this Clean-Up is usually overwhelming, so please be patient if the trucks are running somewhat behind.  Each route will only be covered one time.

It is not necessary to call City Hall in order to receive this service.

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