'Load Up Your Pickup' events slated in October

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Carroll County residents will be able to get rid of unwanted items at three “Load Up Your Pickup” events throughout October.

The events, sponsored by the Carroll County Quorum Court and Carroll County Solid Waste Authority, are part of Keep Arkansas Beautiful’s Great Arkansas Cleanup.

“Load Up Your Pickup” will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. at the baseball fields in Oak Grove; Saturday, Oct. 19, at Osage Baptist Church in Osage; and Saturday, Oct. 26, at Lake Leatherwood Park in Eureka Springs.

Accepted items include old appliances, old furniture, mattresses and springs, tires (up to 10 per family, small truck and passenger tires only and without rims), scrap metal, electronics, sinks, toilets and bathtubs. Freon will be removed from appliances free of charge.

Items that will not be accepted include yard waste (limbs, leaves, grass clippings), hazardous waste, household garbage, commercial waste and agricultural waste.

Participants are encouraged to gather roadside litter to bring. Out-of-county items will not be accepted.

To volunteer, call Gary Gray at Carroll County Solid Waste 479-253-2727 or 870-423-7156.

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