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Posted on: June 28, 2019

JULY FREE RESIDENTIAL JUNK DROP OFF DATES

City of Douglas residents are encouraged to participate in junk drop off dates in 2019.  July dates will be Saturday, July 6, 2019 and Saturday, July 20, 2019 at the City Pole Yard located at 670 S. Pearl Avenue from 8:30am-12Noon.  Citizens are asked to clean up around their homes and take advantage of this free service.  

A dumpster will be placed the City Pole Yard, located on Pearl Avenue (behind Post Office), to offer Douglas residents a way to dispose of large, non-hazardous items and electronic items at no cost.  No one will be available to help unload items.  The City is not responsible for any damages that occur during unloading.  NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL/DEBRIS or business/commercial dumping will be allowed.  This is RESIDENTIAL drop-off collection only for residents of Douglas. Those dropping off items are asked to provide proof of Douglas residency such as a utility bill.  NO landlords or commercial businesses may drop off. Douglas residents can drop off a full body pickup load or two small utility trailers.  MAX drop off is 2 loads

Acceptable brown and white good items include furniture, washing machines, refrigerators, dryers, stoves, microwaves, television, and other items.  Please drain all chemicals from appliances.  This does not apply to construction materials/debris, hazardous chemicals such as paints/solvents, household cleaners, pesticides/herbicides, motor oil, antifreeze, batteries, or tires.  Proof of Douglas residency, such as a utility bill, is required to drop off items at the designated location.  This is only for households in city limits of Douglas

Douglas citizens who attempt to dump materials deemed as construction material or commercial will not be allowed and will be asked to leave.  Construction/debris items should be taken to the Coffee County Landfill located at 1219 Landfill Road off of Hwy 206 W.  Saturday times at the landfill are 8am – 12noon.  There is a charge for dumping items at the landfill.

Remaining drop-off dates for 2019 are as follows:  August 3 & 17, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, and December 7 & 21, 2019.  For more information, please call (912)384-3302 or dial 3-1-1.

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