The annual Jackson Township Cleanup is open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Jackson Township Administration Building, 3756 Hoover Road, sponsored by Jackson Township, the City of Grove City, Keep Grove City Beautiful and Local Waste Services.
Jackson Township and Grove City residents can dispose of major appliances; construction materials; shrubs, bushes and other yard waste for chipping; trash; and tires (limit four per household). Ohio Mobile Shredding will collect documents for offsite secure shredding and iRecycle will collect computers, printers, cell phones and CPUs. Monetary and item donations will be accepted including eyeglasses by the Grove City Noon Lions Club, non-perishable food items by the Grove City Food Pantry and Emergency Services, and new and used home goods and building materials from residential remodeling and construction projects. Visit Habitat for Humanity Ohio website for information.
The annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) mobile collection for Franklin County residents, hosted by SWACO, is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Kingston Center, 3226 Kingston Ave. Find a detailed list of accepted items on the SWACO website that includes gasoline, lighter fluid, thinners, pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks under 20 pounds, all types of batteries and corrosives such as drain cleaners.
Oil-based and spray paint only will be accepted. Latex and other water-based paint can be disposed with your regular trash after drying it by adding paint hardeners, cat litter or sawdust and leaving the lid off. A $1 fee, per can, will be charged for any water-based paint dropped off at the event.
Franklin County residents can also take advantage of SWACO’s permanent HHW collection site at 645 East 8th Ave. in Columbus (the corner of East 8th and Essex avenues) open Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays.
Visit the SWACO website for hours of operation.