Local news- Press Release
the City of Galesburg Illinois - Fall Clean up Days 12 September 2022 ( news )
the City of Galesburg , state Illinois ( By Press Release office)
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Fall Clean - up Days
This month , the City of Galesburg will hold the Fall clean - up days event . This Fall , while each household will still only have
oneday assigned for the clean - up collection , the clean - up event will take place over a two - week period: September 12
, 2022 , and September 19
, 2022 . Each household will have their clean - up items collected during their assigned recycling week on their normally scheduled refuse and recycling pick - up day .
Residences that are scheduled for recycling collection the week of September 12
th ( odd week schedule ) will have their clean - up/bulky items collected that week on their normal pick - up day . Residences that are scheduled for recycling collection the week of September 19
rd ( even week schedule ) will have their clean - up/bulky items collected that week on their normal pick - up day . Maps are attached , which illustrate the recycling schedule for households . After reviewing the attached maps , citizens who are still unsure of when their specified clean - up day pick - up will occur can call Waste Management at 309 - 343 - 0256 to confirm their pick - up date .
Residential refuse customers can place most items on the curb , including oversized items and large quantities of refuse ,
during their assigned week on their regular refuse pick up day by 6:00 a . m .
, and free pick - up will be provided by Waste Management . All loose items are required to be bagged or bundled . Cumbersome items , such as playsets or antenna towers , should be broken down or disassembled . Doors should be removed from large appliances for safety .
There are some restrictions to this event .
No loose trash or construction/ demolition debris will be accepted
. Yard waste is not included in this event and should still be placed in the appropriate containers to be disposed of as usual .
Liquid paint , auto batteries , propane tanks , boards with exposed nails , large concrete chunks , large auto parts , motor oil , and tires
cannot be accepted
. Certain electronic devices such as computer equipment , televisions , FAX machines , DVD player/recorders , VCRs , video game consoles , iPods/portable digital music players , digital converter boxes , and cable/satellite receivers are prohibited from disposal in Illinois landfills
will not be accepted
. Options for electronics and paint recycling can be found in the
Recycling and Solid Waste Brochure
on the City ' s website .
Restricted items that are not collected must be removed from the curb following the customer ' s regular refuse pick - up day . Any leftover waste on the curb after the customer ' s regular refuse pick - up day will be subject to additional fees for pickup . Notice is not required prior to the remaining items being collected .
Clean - up week is funded entirely by City of Galesburg refuse customers and is provided to residents with an active refuse account . Waste from businesses and out - of - town sources is prohibited . Scavenging items from the curb is not allowed and violators can be fined .
Press release information:
Direct link to press release
: Click here .