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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Fall 2021 Clean-Up Days Scheduled for October 15, 16

Yellow tractor carrying sticks and yard waste

Windsor Utility customers are invited to participate in the 2021 Fall Clean-Up event Oct. 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Public Services facility, 922 N. 15th St, and is at no additional cost for utility customers to attend. An original voucher is required to participate and can be found on the back page of the September Windsor Matters print magazine mailed to all Windsor Utility Customers. If the voucher is misplaced, residents can bring valid identification such as a driver’s license and a copy of their utility bill to Windsor Town Hall, 301 Walnut St., during regular business hours for a replacement.

At the event, residents will be able to drive up and drop-off their materials at corresponding stations. Residents will be responsible for unloading their own items. 

New this fall, the Town of Windsor will be partnering with Owens-Illinois (OI) to offer glass recycling at the event. Please make sure glass items are clean, empty and recyclable.

The following items can be brought to the event for disposal:

  • General household trash
  • Organic materials such as yard and garden waste, branches, tree limbs up to four inches in diameter and grass clippings
  • Scrap metal
  • Small furniture (no mattresses or large couches)
  • Indoor appliances such as stoves, ovens, washers, dryers, dishwashers and microwaves
  • Bicycles
  • Vehicle tires without rims
  • Glass (bottles, jars and jugs)

The following items cannot be accepted at the event:

  • General household mixed recycling (paper, cardboard etc.)
  • Hazardous waste
  • Propane tanks and gas cylinders
  • Refrigerators or other appliances containing freon
  • Construction debris (dirt, cement, pavers)
  • Wooden pallets
  • Vehicles
  • Lightbulbs
  • Electronics (computers, cell phones, copiers, TVs)
  • Non-recyclable glass (cut glass, mirrors, porcelain, ceramics, window glass)
  • Animal carcasses

In addition to the fall clean-up event, Windsor Utility customers can receive a one-time annual reimbursement up to $10 for responsible yard waste recycling at any time during the year. Additional details about the town’s yard waste recycling program are available at windsorgov.com/Recycling. 

For more information about the Town of Windsor Utilities visit windsorgov.com/Utilities

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