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Stanford’s annual City-Wide Clean-up continues through Oct. 18

The City of Stanford’s annual City-Wide Clean-Up has begun.

The city started collecting items placed at the street curb Monday and will continue collection through Friday and then again next week, Oct. 14-18.

The clean-up is limited to one pickup per residence during the two-week period. All items must be placed at the street curb.

Residents are asked to separate trash into two piles: 1) Yard Clipping Pile – only include tree limbs, grass clippings, tree leaves and brush; and 2) Trash Pile – all other debris that cannot be recycled.

Other items included in the pickup are:

* Furniture and appliances – Doors must be secured on refrigerators and freezers.

* Lumber, metal/plastic pipe and wood fencing – Must be no longer than 6-feet in length and stacked neatly.

* Boxes and cardboard – Must be broken down.

* Concrete, rock, brick or dirt – Limited to a combined total of two wheelbarrow loads.

* Hot water heaters (water must be drained), sinks and commodes.

* Mattresses and box springs.

* Tree trimmings – No longer than 6-feet in length and tied in a bundle.

Items that will not be accepted are: tires, stumps or large limbs, paints or other hazardous chemicals, broken glass (unless it’s in a container), broken television screens or computer monitors, pesticides or chemicals, motor oil and brake or transmission fluid, raw garbage, batteries of any kind and no private contract work materials.

For more information, call City Hall at 606-365-4500.