DeKalb offering residents free disposal at Seminole Road Landfill


DeKalb offering residents free disposal at Seminole Road Landfill

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DeKalb County will offer residents an opportunity to get rid of tires, furniture and other bulky trash at no cost during Amnesty Day. CONTRIBUTED

DeKalb County Sanitation Division will host “Amnesty Day,” an opportunity for DeKalb County residents to dispose of items such as furniture and construction and demolition materials without charge 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 29,at the Seminole Road Landfill, 4203 Clevemont Road, Ellenwood.

During “Amnesty Day,” a part of the Operation Clean Sweep initiative, special collection items such as tires, yard trimmings, bagged garbage and appliances can be disposed at the landfill. No hazardous materials will be accepted. The event is open to DeKalb County residents and proof of residency is required.

Operation Clean Sweep is a multi-departmental initiative focusing on litter removal, illegal dumping, mowing grass, and removing debris, trash and grass from streets, sidewalks, roadway drains and rights-of-way. Departments partnering in the initiative include Roads and Drainage, Beautification, Sanitation, Communications and Public Safety.

Information: 404-294-2092, or

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