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Reminder: 'Fall Clean' and Tire Amnesty Days Continue

Abilene’s annual “Fall Clean” event will be held Oct. 10-12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at the City of Abilene Environmental Recycling Center (ERC) located at 2209 Oak St.
Abilene’s annual “Fall Clean” event will be held Oct. 10-12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday at the City of Abilene Environmental Recycling Center (ERC) located at 2209 Oak St.

Residents may bring furniture, wood, clothing, yard waste, scrap metal and home chemicals to the event. Home chemicals should be boxed or bagged for easy removal for hazardous waste collection. Boats, concrete blocks, rocks, dirt and material from major remodeling or demolition will not be accepted. Citizens will be asked to assist in off-loading their own items.

“We encourage Abilene residents to clear out unwanted items from their property and recycle them during Fall Clean and Tire Amnesty Days. Citizens have the chance to spruce up their homes and properties while conveniently dropping their cast-off items at the ERC,” said City of Abilene Recycling Manager Bob Ervin.

Due to safety concerns, Oak Street will turn into a one way street with vehicles entering from South 25th Street, on Saturday, Oct. 12th.

At this year’s Fall Clean, citizens may bring up to eight passenger tires without rims, free of charge. However, truck tires without rims are $6 per tire and with rims $8 per tire. Ag tires will be accepted without rims only for a $35 per tire service fee. No commercial or business tires will be accepted.

Fall Clean is for Abilene residents only and proof of residency (current utility bill or driver’s license) may be required.

For more information about the City’s Environmental Recycling Center or the Fall Clean event, call 325-672-2209.
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