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Drive and Drop Community Cleanup

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Drive and Drop will be April 21, 28, & May 5

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 three containers at each site: Trash, Metal, and Demolition Material. City crews will be on hand to assist citizens to dispose of items in the proper receptacles. City crews will be on hand to assist citizens to dispose of items in the proper receptacles.

Reminder:  City ordinance 9-2 requires that all loads of refuse being transported in the city need to be tied, secured, and covered to ensure that not refuse can be strewn upon the ground. 

Map of Locations
April 21st, 28th and May 5th: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Sage Valley Junior High - 1000 West Lakeway Road
City West - 611 N. Exchange Avenue
Dalbey Park - Little League Field Parking Lot

This service is not provided to commercial businesses and City crews will not accept building/construction debris.

The Dos:

  • Bring items to one of the Drive and Drop locations between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
  • Bring Yard Waste to the Yard Waste Facility at 3101 S. Garner Lake Rd.
  • Place items in one of three containers: 
  • *Container 1: Metal (dishwashers, stoves, barbecue grills, *lawnmowers, metal bed frames, bicycles, steel pipe, etc.)(*Note: Oil and gas must be drained from lawnmowers.) 
  • *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.)

The Don’ts:

  • Do not bring items to Drive and Drop sites before 8:00 a.m. or after 3:30 p.m.
  • Do not bring Yard Waste to Drive and Drop sites. 
  • Do not bring items on the prohibited list below. 

The City WILL NOT accept:

  • Refrigerators and freezers
  • Air conditioners
  • Water softeners 
  • Tires
  • Vehicle parts
  • Paint or paint cans
  • Batteries
  • Motor oil
  • Cooking oil
  • Fuel containers
  • Propane bottles
  • 55 gal. drums
  • Hazardous materials
  • Debris from commercial businesses
  • Sheetrock
  • Shingles
  • Railroad Ties
  • Dirt
  • Yard Waste

For more information, please contact the City of Gillette Streets Division at (307) 686-5278.