WEEKEND: Port Angeles transfer station fees to benefit food bank at Clallam spring cleanup Sunday

Peninsula Daily News

Forks to spruce up Saturday
FORKS —Volunteers will “Spruce Up Forks” beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Local clubs, businesses and citizens will wear their orange vests to pitch in by picking up litter, window washing, doing landscaping and other tasks.
Volunteers will meet at the Forks First Federal branch at 131 Calawah Way for a safety talk, doughnuts, assignments, vests and supplies.
The cleanup, expected to end at noon, will be capped with a drawing that will award two dinners for two at Creekside Restaurant at Kalaloch Lodge.
To join in the effort, either individually or with a team, or to make a monetary donation, contact the Forks Chamber of Commerce or just show up.
For more information, contact Lissy Andros, executive director of the chamber, at 360-374-2531 or email director@forkswa.com.
Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES — The annual Clallam Spring Clean-Up will offer a discounted way to clean up homes and yards from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

The $10 fee at the Regional Transfer Station, 3501 W. 18th St., will benefit the Port Angeles Food Bank.

The city will take only cash and checks. Credit cards and food donations will not be accepted.

City and county residents can take advantage of this event by cleaning up their homes, yards and neighborhoods and then hauling the waste materials to the transfer station.

Household garbage and large items will be accepted for disposal.

Yard waste, tires, large appliances and other metals will be recycled.

There is a limit of up to four tires and four appliances per household.

No paint or hazardous waste will be accepted.

Loads are limited to one per household and can be no greater than a full-sized pickup truck or a 5-foot-by-8-foot trailer. No commercial loads or vehicles will be accepted.

Tires, metals, waste oil, antifreeze, auto batteries and yard waste must be separated for recycling.

Take computers and televisions to the Goodwill or E-cycle NW for free recycling.

Visit www.2good2toss.com to see whether items can be given away or sold instead before donating.

For more information about the spring cleanup, phone the Solid Waste Division Recycling at 360-417-4874 or visit the city's transfer station website at www.cityofpa.us/transferstation.htm.

Last modified: April 10. 2014 7:45PM
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