The City of Gillette’s Public Works Department organizes an annual Drive and Drop Community Clean Up for all residential properties within Gillette city limits and to private mobile home parks that are served by the City of Gillette Solid Waste Division. Exact dates will be advertised in the newspaper, radio stations, City website, the City’s Facebook and Twitter pages or you can call the Streets Division at 686-5278.
It will be held over three Saturdays at the same three locations from 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. There will be four containers at each site: Trash, Metal, Demolition Material and Yard Waste. City crews will be on hand to assist citizens to dispose of items in the proper receptacles.
Map of Locations
April 22nd, 29th and May 6th: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sage Valley Junior High - 1000 West Lakeway Road
Old Electrical Shop on Warlow Drive (East of the Animal Shelter) - 940 West Warlow Drive
Energy Capital Sports Complex - 3400 South Garner Lake Road
This service is not provided to commercial businesses and City crews will not accept building/construction debris.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMMUNITY DRIVE AND DROP:
• The Do’s:
o Bring items to one of the Drive and Drop locations between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
o Place items in one of four containers:
* Container 1: Metal (dishwashers, stoves, barbecue grills, *lawn mowers, metal bed frames, bicycles, steel pipe, etc.)(*Note: Oil and gas must be drained from lawn mowers.)
*Container 2: Large materials: lumber, large wood items, dressers, bookshelves, wood bed frames, wood desks, clean wood fence posts, etc.
*Container 3: Bagged and bundled garbage (paper, plastics, clothing, couches, carpet, plastic swimming pools, etc.)
*Container 4: Yard Waste (Yard Waste should not be bagged.)
o City crews will be on hand to assist citizens to dispose of items in the proper receptacles.
• The Don’ts:
o Do not bring items to Drive and Drop sites before 8:00 a.m. or after 3:30 p.m.
o Do not bring items on the prohibited list below.
• The City WILL NOT accept:
o Refrigerators and freezers
o Air conditioners
o Water softeners
o Vehicle parts
o Paint or paint cans
o Motor oil
o Cooking oil
o Fuel containers
o Propane bottles
o 55 gal. drums
o Hazardous materials
o Debris from commercial businesses
o Railroad ties
For more information, please contact the City of Gillette Streets Division at (307) 686-5278.