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Fall County Wide Cleanup Campaign
Steve Hotz, County Judge 783-6139
Randy Hall, Solid Waste
District Director 452-4104
The County Wide cleanup will begin on September 2nd and end on September 30th. Dumpsters are provided for the five County cleanup sites in the County contract with CARDS. The County cleanup site dumpsters are managed by Road Department employees, with an E-waste trailer provided by the Sebastian County Solid Waste district.
Proof of Sebastian County residency is required by Arkansas Driver’s License for disposal of trash at the cleanup site.
The County Campaign will take place on Saturdays starting September 2nd and go through September 30th, 2023.
County Government and City Government cooperating in cleanup campaigns has a significantly impacted illegal dumping activities and overall cleanliness of our Sebastian County Communities. Support of the Sebastian County Solid Waste District has also improved our cleanup campaigns.
It is our understanding that the County Solid Waste Collection Company, CARDS, also provides “cleanup campaign” support for four cities, Lavaca, Barling, Greenwood and Hackett in their individual city agreements. We understand CARDS provides “collection services” for Bonanza, Huntington, Midland, Hartford and Central City with no direct contracted support for cleanups. The City of Mansfield operates their own collection service and will need to obtain services for a city cleanup. Jason Fitzgerald is the CARDS representative at 501-607-4898. Dumpsters for each city cleanup, if provided by CARDS are $275.00 plus $50.00 per ton for disposal. Cleanup campaigns are an opportunity to encourage community participation in cleanup activities.
Dumpster schedules and locations are as follows:
There will be an E-Waste trailer at each of the County sites.
|Saturday, September 2||7AM – 2PM||Midland/ County Park/Boyer Park Highway 45|
|Saturday, September 9||7AM – 2PM||Milltown/Washburn Fire Sation|
|Saturday, September 16||7AM – 2PM||White Bluff Fire Station at 2731 Gate Nine Road|
|Saturday, September 23||7AM – 2PM||Greenwood Road Department/Road Yard|
|Saturday, September 30||7AM – 2PM||Lavaca Rural-Rodeo Arena Road|
Dumpsters will be placed by 7:00 A.M. on Saturday and are available until 2:00 p.m. on the same day. Dumpsters will be picked up by 2:00 P.M. in order to be hauled to the Landfill and dumped by closing time. (3:30 P.M.) Typically, dumpsters will not be ordered after 1:30 pm.
|Saturday September 23||8AM – 6PM||Greenwood Recycling Center|
|Saturday October||7AM – 2PM||Fort Smith|
|Saturday September 23||7AM – 2PM||Mansfield Public Works|
|Wednesday October 11-Saturday October 14||10AM – 6PM||Lavaca Recycle Center|
|Friday October 27, Saturday October 28||10AM – 6PM||Barling Public Works Department|
Computers, TVs, or VCR’s “will be accepted” with a trailer designated for these items at the Greenwood City Street Department on Bell Road.
Any resident of Sebastian County who does not have a cleanup site in their city as well as residence in the unincorporated area, may utilize ANY of the County Cleanup sites.
Tire Disposal Policy
NOTE: Tires “will NOT be accepted” as a part of the Fall cleanup campaign.
County residents may dispose of up to four passenger tires, without rims, at no charge by taking the tires to Westark Tire at 601 Oak Grove Road in Van Buren, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
NOTE: Dumpsters will be staffed by County Employees at all times to assure that only acceptable wastes are disposed of. The following items are NOT acceptable in the dumpsters due to Landfill regulations:
- Yard waste, grass, leaves and brush
- Used oil
- Hazardous or toxic wastes
- **TV’s Computers – Electronic Equipment
- Cleaning chemicals
- Herbicides or pesticides
- Paints or liquids of any kind
- Fluorescent Bulbs
- Freon containing appliances (appliances using Freon MUST have the compressor removed before it can be accepted)
NOTE: Barrels used to burn trash are illegal in the State of Arkansas and “will NOT be accepted” as part of this cleanup campaign
NOTE: White goods (appliances, refrigerators, etc.) may be placed in a designated area with the County Road Department disposing of these items on the day of the cleanup date in your area. Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, MUST HAVE COMPRESSORS REMOVED.
This cleanup is for Residents only and NOT for Commercial Disposal Proof of Sebastian County residency by (driver’s license) will be required prior to disposal