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☷ Danville Virginia - Make Danville Shine home expo set Saturday
Danville , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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The annual Make Danville Shine Home Expo will be held on Saturday , May 7 , from 8 a . m . to noon at the Community Market , which is at 629 Craghead St .
Home repair and maintenance experts will be there to share information and give away discounts and freebies . Kids of all ages can enjoy crafts and activities . Hot dogs and snacks will be provided . The event is free and open to all .
This expo will be held with the opening of the Farmers Market and officially kicks off the 10th annual Make Danville Shine campaign , which is a month - long initiative to encourage every resident to focus on maintenance , upkeep and beautification of their property and to assist neighbors who may not be able to do so because of age or disability .
Citizens can take part in the cleanup campaign in five simple ways:
Clean their house gutters .
Paint their house exterior .
Clear their property of weeds , vines and overgrowth .
Landscape their yards using flowers , mulch and other materials .
Set debris , appliances and furniture at the curbside for city Public Works crews to pick up .
To support the cleanup campaign , the Public Works Department again is waiving several fees and restrictions regarding yard waste , large bulk debris , tire disposal and appliance pickups .
No rental trailers are available , but Public Works will allow oversized piles of yard waste and large bulk debris to be placed at the residential curbside for collection by a bucket truck . Residents are asked to separate the yard waste from the large bulk debris . Loose leaves and grass clippings must be bagged . Collection will take place once a week on the regular scheduled weekday .
The waiver of fees and restrictions does not include tree stumps , debris generated by tree contractors , large bulk debris generated by contractors , and construction or demolition debris from contractors .
By appointment , crews will collect large appliances for free and heavy debris such as bricks , rocks , cinder blocks and dirt . Heavy debris from contractors will not be collected free of charge .
The fee for tire disposal will be waived for residents , but is limited to only four tires per household . Commercial tires are not included in the fee waiver .
All household trash and small debris should be inside an approved cart . Unapproved trash carts will not be emptied . All loose debris and household trash must be bagged . No car parts and hazardous materials such as liquids , paints and fuel can be included .
The department has produced a
with the guidelines .
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